Army chief meets defence minister amid standoff
June 16, 2020  17:49
Army Chief General MM Naravane arrives at Defence Minister Rajnath Singh's residence. 

The meeting comes after an Indian colonel and two jawans were killed in a "violent face-off" on Monday night with Chinese troops at Galwan Valley in Ladakh, in a massive escalation in the middle of efforts to defuse weeks of tension at the border.

Army sources say the soldiers were not shot but were killed in a physical fight on Indian Territory that involved stones and batons. 

Major Generals of both sides are meeting currently, according to an official statement.

Photograph: ANI/Twitter
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