What is termed as a violent face-off between two great nations India and China at Galwan Valley region of Ladakh, it is said that over 20 Indian Army soldiers have been killed and also some from PLA soldiers have also suffered the loss.
According to news from Global Times, the Chinese soldiers have also suffered causalities in what is termed as a violent clash between two giants and it is said that it is the first time clash since 1975 where the soldiers have died.
“Based on what I know, the Chinese side also suffered casualties in the Galwan Valley physical clash,” Hu Xijin said in a tweet, without giving further details.
Based on what I know, Chinese side also suffered casualties in the Galwan Valley physical clash. I want to tell the Indian side, don’t be arrogant and misread China’s restraint as being weak. China doesn’t want to have a clash with India, but we don’t fear it.
— Hu Xijin 胡锡进 (@HuXijin_GT) June 16, 2020
The incident is one of the recent after rising tensions between two nations over deploying troops on both sides of the region.
“During the de-escalation process underway in the Galwan Valley, a violent face-off took place yesterday night with casualties. The loss of lives on the Indian side includes an officer and two soldiers.” Said a spokesperson from the Indian army however at the end of the day the count was raised to 20 causalities in the Indian army side.
After this violent clash, senior military officers of both sides held multiple meetings to resolve this issue diplomatically.
Also, PM Modi and Defense Minister Mr. Rajnath Singh held back to back meetings to understand the current situation in Ladakh. Mr. Rajnath Singh also held many meetings with COAS and was given the latest developments.
Tensions have flared since May where the army from 2 nations have been deploying troops near to undeclared territory bordering India, China, and Tibet.
Indian officials say that the Chinese soldiers have crossed the boundary at 3 different points erecting tents, deploying soldiers, and also ignoring the warning calls which has triggered to stone-throwing incidents.
Meanwhile, China has attacked India saying that the Indian soldiers have crossed the disputed border and twice on Monday, this provoked PLA soldiers which lead to the serious physical confrontation between the soldiers.
“We again solemnly request that India follows the relevant attitude and restrains its front line troops,” Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said, he continued saying “Do not cross the border, do not provoke trouble, do not take any unilateral action that would complicate the border situation.”
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