Tensions ran high at Galwan region in Ladakh after clashes broke out between the Indian side and the Chinese on Tuesday. Recorded to be the first loss of lives on the disputed India-China border in at least 45 years, the Indian Army has lost one officer and two soldiers in a violent face-off.
In an official statement, Indian Army confirmed the news stating – “a violent face-off took place yesterday in the wee hours while the de-escalation process underway in the Galwan Valley. Both sides noted causalities and injuries.” Followed by which, the Army is reported to deploy a large number of soldiers along the borders of Pangong Tso, Galwan Valley, Demchok and Daulat Beg Oldie in eastern Ladakh.
The incident came days after Indian Army Chief Gen MM Naravane said both sides have begun disengaging from Galwan Valley. Satellite images on social media show that there is some troop built-up on both the sides of the LAC by both the countries which are going viral on social media.