Srinagar, Oct 19: A Chinese army soldier was caught in Eastern sector of Ladakh, Army said on Monday.
In a statement issued here, the army said that a PLA soldier identified as Corporal Wang Ya Long was apprehended in the Demchok sector of Eastern Ladakh today after he strayed across the LAC.
“The PLA soldier has been provided medical assistance including oxygen, food and warm clothes to protect him from the vagaries of extreme altitude and harsh climatic conditions.”
Army said that a request has also been received from the PLA about the whereabouts of the missing soldier.
“As per established protocols, he will be returned back to Chinese officials at the Chushul – Moldo meeting point after completion of formalities,” the statement added.