Ladakh: Three Indian soldiers, including a commanding officer, have been killed in a “violent face-off” with Chinese soldiers in the Galwan Valley in Ladakh.
“Indian Army officer and two soldiers killed in Ladakh’s Galwan Valley on Monday night during “violent face off” with Chinese: Army,” tweeted news agency PTI.
Indian Army officer and two soldiers killed in Ladakh's Galwan Valley on Monday night during "violent face off" with Chinese: Army
— Press Trust of India (@PTI_News) June 16, 2020
An official statement said: “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. Senior military officials of the two sides are currently meeting at the venue to defuse the situation.”