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China admits, 4 soldiers were killed in Galwan Valley Clash

Yogita S.

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Published on 19 Feb 2021 3:46 AM GMT

China admits, 4 soldiers were killed in Galwan Valley Clash
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New Delhi: For the first time, China has admitted that four of its soldiers were killed in a violent clash in Galvan last year. Earlier China had kept silence over the death of its soldiers. In May last year, there was a violent clash between the soldiers of India and China in the Galwan Valley of East Ladakh. A large number of Chinese soldiers died in this skirmish. Although it is being said that China is still hiding the real number of its soldiers killed.

China accepts deaths of its soldiers:

According to the information, China has admitted for the first time that 4 of its soldiers were killed in a skirmish with the Indian Army in Galwan. He was awarded First Class Merit Citation and Honorary Degree by the Central Military Commission of China on Friday.

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Explain that Chen Hongjun has been conferred the honorary title of Nayak (HERO). While three other soldiers, Chen Xiangong, Xiao Seuan and Wang Xuoran, awarded first class merit citations. A colonel led by the soldiers was awarded the honorary title of "Nayak Colonel" (HERO COL), who was seriously injured during the skirmish.

Significantly, Russia's news agency has claimed that about 45 Chinese soldiers were killed in a bloody clash between the two forces in Galvan in eastern Ladakh last year during efforts to reduce the deadlock between India-China forces. At the same time, 20 soldiers including a commanding officer (Colonel) of the Indian Army were also martyred in this clash. However, China has never officially shared information about how many Chinese soldiers were killed in the skirmish.

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The situation in eastern Ladakh deteriorated when on May 5 last year, about 250 soldiers from India and China clashed with iron rods and sticks in the Pegong Lake area. There was also stone pelting on both sides, in which soldiers of both countries were injured.

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Yogita S.

Yogita S.

Media Graduate, News Editor and PR Enthusiast.

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