Chumar is a place in the provences of Jammu and Kashmir, India. The area is claimed by both China and India. According to China's Ministry of Defence "the two countries’ border, to this day, has not been designated". The problem is that for centuries, the sparsely inhabited mountainous region existed as a buffer zone between empires. A border war broke out in 1962 that has to date killed thousands of soldiers. The tension between the two countries has come and gone but is now raised again.
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- "Where is Chumar in Jammu and Kashmir, India Located?". GoMapper. Retrieved 29 December 2015.
- Sanjeev Miglani; Fayaz Bukhari (23 September 2014). "Chinese and Indian troops in Himalayan standoff". Thomson Reuters. Retrieved 29 December 2015.
- Gordon Fairclough (30 October 2014). "India-China Border Standoff: High in the Mountains, Thousands of Troops Go Toe-to-Toe". Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 29 December 2015.
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