China does a Galwan in South China Sea, Coast Guard carries spears and knives


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Sources had then said that these were possibly ‘dah’, a crude weapon intended to work like a spear. In 2020, pictures had emerged of Chinese soldiers carrying rifles and iron rods with machete-like heads in the vicinity of India’s forward locations on the southern bank of Pangong Tso. New Delhi: Armed with crude melee weapons like their compatriots in the Galwan Valley in 2020, the Chinese Coast Guard this week rammed and boarded Philippine Navy boats, leading to a violent confrontation in which a sailor lost a thumb. The Chinese were carrying spears, swords and knives, Philippine military chief General...