Casualties suffered on both sides in 'violent face-off' with China: Indian Army; At least 20 Indian soldiers killed

by International | 16-06-2020 | 2003 views

Chinese army attacked Indian Army during de-escalation talks. At least 20 Indian soldiers killed in the violent face-off with China in Galwan valley in Eastern Ladakh. Casualty numbers could rise, said Government Sources. Indian intercepts reveal that Chinese side suffered 43 casualties including dead and seriously injured in face-off in the Galwan valley.

Unless both sides resort to non-violence and dialogue, perpetual peace might be a problem and Tibet is the reason why this tension is happening, said Lobsang Sangay, President, Central Tibetan Administration on India-China face off in Galwan Valley.

The Indian Army amended its statement and said there were "casualties on both sides" in "violent face-off" during the de-escalation process with China in Ladakh. An Indian Army officer and two jawans have been martyred. Following the incident, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh held a meeting with Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat and External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar.

China accused India of crossing border after an Indian Army officer and two jawans were martyred in Ladakh. "Ask India to not take unilateral actions or stir up trouble," China said. Meanwhile, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh held a meeting with Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat and External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar over the incident.

COURTESY : ANI

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