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Galwan Valley: 2 soldiers, 1 officer martyred amid India-China standoff

The India-China border tensions have always been a matter of contingency for the both the countries. However, in recent months this has intensified in Sikkim and especially in Ladakh. As such upsetting reports have come out from Galwan Valley.

As per the official statement, 2 soldiers and 1 officer have lost their lives during the de-escalation process in Galwan Valley. This has created a huge uproar among the concern citizens amid talks of Chinese aggression.

To take stock of the concerns, senior military officials of the two sides are currently meeting at the venue to defuse the situation in Galwan Valley.

As per reports, the officer was an Indian army colonel. As per few sources, there might be casualties on both sides. No records of bullets fired as the clash was with stones and clubs which injured several. Further details are awaited.

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This incident comes at a time when Indian and Chinese troops are involved in a massive standoff in eastern Ladakh for the past one-and-a-half-month.

According to reports, significant numbers of Chinese troops have been camping in the Indian side of the LAC in Galwan Valley and Pangong Tso.

Indian and Chinese troops were engaged in a bitter standoff in several areas along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in mountainous eastern Ladakh for close to a month. Both the countries are holding talks at military and diplomatic levels to resolve the dispute.

Earlier, there were also reports of India-China tension in North Sikkim.

How both India and China lead their diplomatic relations can only be understood after further clarity on the Galwan Valley incident.

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