Three Indian Army personnel are reported to have been killed in a clash with Chinese forces in Galwan Valley at Ladakh border.
According to details, an Indian Army colonel and two soldiers have been killed in a ‘violent face-off’ with Chinese troops at Ladakh border.
“The loss of lives on the Indian side includes an officer and two soldiers,” read the statement issued by an Indian Army spokesperson.
Furthermore, the statement also added that senior Indian and Chinese military officials are meeting at the venue to defuse the situation.
Commenting on the current escalation Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Lijian Zhao has stated that the Indian troops crossed into Chinese territory on multiple occasions which resulted in the violent clash.
The development comes after India and China have been engaged in a military buildup at their Ladakh border region namely Line of Actual Control (LAC).
This is the first violent escalation at Indo-China border region since 1975.