According to PTI, the Chinese held 10 Indian soldiers, including two majors, who were released after three days of negotiations. However, no official statement has been issued by the army.
- A bloody clash took place in PP-14 of Galwan Valley
- 20 soldiers of Indian Army martyred, 76 injured
In the bloody skirmish in the Galwan Valley on the Ladakh border, the Chinese Army had made 10 Indian Army soldiers as a hostage. According to news agency PTI, the Chinese held 10 Indian soldiers hostage, including two majors, who have been released after three days of negotiations. However, no official statement has been issued by the army.
The army said in its statement on Thursday that no Indian soldier was missing in this action. However, no statement has been issued by the army as to whether any soldiers were taken hostage or not, but according to PTI, the Chinese army had made 10 soldiers hostage, including two majors, who have been released after three days. .
Earlier, in July 1962, the Chinese army had arrested Indian soldiers. About 30 Indian soldiers were martyred during the war in Galwan Valley and dozens of soldiers were captured by the Chinese Army. Those who were later released.
76 soldiers injured in Galwan Valley skirmish
Military sources said 76 soldiers of the Indian Army were injured in the attack on Monday night by the Chinese Army, out of which 18 were seriously injured, while 58 were moderately wounded. At one hospital in Leh, 18 jawans are being treated, while 58 others are admitted to various hospitals.
Major General level talks were held between Indian and Chinese Army officials on Thursday for the third consecutive day, regarding bloody skirmishes between the troops as well as restoring normalcy in the surrounding areas of Galwan Valley. The Indian and Chinese troops are face to face since May 5.
On 5 May, Indian and Chinese forces were embroiled in Pangong Tso. After the deadlock began, the Indian Army decided that steps would be taken by the army to repel Chinese troops from all disputed areas of Pangong Tso, Galwan Valley, Demchok, and Daulat Beg Oldi. For this, several rounds of talks were held between the two countries, which was fruitless.
On the night of 15 June, a team of Indian Army went to talk to the Chinese Army at Patroling Point-14 of Galwan Valley. During this time, Chinese soldiers were ambushed and attacked the Indian Army contingent. In this bloody clash, 20 soldiers of the Indian Army were martyred, while China also suffered heavy losses.