During the clash, 43 people were killed and injured from the Chinese side. It also killed at least 20 soldiers in India.
The number of dead and injured in the incident in the mountainous region of Ladakh in northern India between the Indian and Chinese military is in the tens. This was reported by ANI, citing a source on Tuesday, June 16.
It is alleged that 43 people from the Chinese side were injured in the collision – this number includes dead and seriously wounded. Also, the incident killed at least 20 people from the Indian side. The number of injured is not reported.
Earlier Tuesday, the Indian Defense Ministry said that a colonel and two Indian Army soldiers were killed during a conflict with the Chinese military on Monday evening in the disputed Galvan valley in Ladakh. On the border between the two countries, there was a tough hand-to-hand fight with stones.
As Korrespondent.net reported, India and China have been contesting the territory in the Himalayas for almost 60 years and cannot agree on a border. Clashes between the military of the two countries for the first time in decades led to casualties.