LAC faceoff: China acknowledges casualties in Galwan; reveals details of 4 soldiers who died in clash
In a first, China has officially acknowledged casualties in Galwan Valley clash which took place in June 2020 and shared details of four soldiers of People’s Liberation Army (PLA) who lost their lives.
According to a report by Global Times, China’s Central Military Commission recognised five Chinese frontier officers and soldiers stationed in the Karakorum Mountains for their sacrifice in the border confrontation with India. As per the report, regimental commander of PLA’s Xinjiang Military Command was also killed in the clash. In a tweet, PLA said, “Four PLA soldiers died in the Galwan clash last year.”