India-China Border Issue: Three Indian Armies Have Been Killed on Monday Night

The tension in the India-China border is rising. On Monday night, three Indian armies including an officer and two soldiers have been killed by the Chinese armed forces.
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Highlights

  • Chinese armed forces have killed three Indian armies in India-China border (Western Himalayas)
  • The fight took on Monday night, and there were casualties on both sides.
  • It isn’t still clear whether the fight was with gunfire or hand-to-hand combat

India-China Border Tension Is Rising

The Indian army, in a statement, has mentioned that the Chinese armed forces have killed three Indian armies in a fierce fight in the India-China border.

These deaths are the first loss of life in the Indian border within the last 45 years. It has appeared amidst the dispute between two countries – India and China in recent weeks. Usually, both the Indian and Chinese armies don’t carry weapons. But they have fought nastily, kept each other back and deployed forces, along with weapons and equipment in the western Himalayas region.

According to the statement, on Monday night, a violent fight took place during the truce in the Galwan Calley. There were casualties on both sides. India lost two soldiers and an officer. He also said that senior military officials from both sides were about to meet at the venue to control the situation.

Casualties in the Chinese Army and Statements from China

Hu Xijin, the editor-in-chief of China’s Global Times newspaper, wrote that the Chinese military side also suffered casualties as well in the Galwan Valley.

A spokesman from the Chinese foreign ministry accused the Indian military force of violating the consensus. The troops illegally crossed the India-China border two times. They carried the first attacks on the Chinese troops, which resulted in severe physical clashes.

The Beginning of the Confrontation

This confrontation started in early May. Indian officials reported that the Chinese troops entered the area that is controlled by India. They also reported that as soon as entering into the area, the soldiers erecting guard posts and tents. They also reported that the Chinese soldiers didn’t pay heed to the verbal warnings from India.

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