Indian drone intrudes into China s airspace, crashes : Chinese Military (Lead)
Beijing Dec 7 (IANS) The Chinese military alleged on Thursday that an Indian drone "intruded" into China s airspace and has "crashed".
"The Indian UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) intruded into China s airspace and crashed recently and Chinese border troops have conducted identification and verification over the vehicle " Xinhua news agency quoted Zhang Shuili deputy head of the combat bureau of the Western Theater Command s joint staff department as saying.
The newly-created Western Theater Command is the largest of the five military divisions in China. Tibet which shares a border with India comes under it.
"India s move has infringed upon China s territorial sovereignty and we are strongly dissatisfied with and opposed to this.
"We will fulfil our mission and responsibility and defend China s national sovereignty and security resolutely " he added.