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Chalunka was a small village in the Shyok River valley, which was a part of Chorbat Valley until Indian aggression of 1971 colonel Chewang Rinchen raised the Nubra river valley guards from local men and captured considerable territory along the valley until they got near the village Turtuk where the present border is today. The village was subsequently and frequently heavily shelled by India.
See also 
- ^ Baltistan in History by banat gul afridi