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China admits the death of its soldiers in Galwan Valley clash

Updated: February 19, 2021 1:21 pm
China for the first time has recognized five of its soldiers including four deaths in the deadly Galwan valley clash with Indian army in which 20 Indian soldiers were martyred but China did not disclose casualties on its side then.

Chinese state media reported today that the Central Military Commission of China has disclosed the names of five Chinese frontier officers and soldiers stationed in the Karakoram Mountains who were involved in the border confrontation with India, which occurred in the Galwan Valley in June 2020.

As both the countries are carrying forward disengagement of the front line troops after 7 months long standoff, China has recognised five of its officers and soldiers including one regimental commander from the PLA Xinjiang Military Command and four other soldiers.

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