Indian Army soldiers not killed in firing: Reports
June 16, 2020  14:59
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Officer, 2 soldiers who were killed in Ladakh were not shot, reports NDTV quoting Army sources.

In a massive escalation of border tension, an Indian Army officer and two soldiers were killed during a violent confrontation with Chinese troops in the sensitive Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh on Monday night, the army said.

The army said there were casualties on the Chinese side as well but the extent of it was not immediately clear.

Official sources said there was no firing between the two sides.

"During the de-escalation process underway in the Galwan Valley, a violent face-off took place on Monday night with casualties. The loss of lives on the Indian side includes an officer and two soldiers," the Army said in a brief statement.
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