3 Indian soldiers were killed in a border clash in the Indo-China border. The dead were identified as an Indian army colonel and two jawans. The incident took place on Tuesday on the Chinese border.
According to the news agency IANS, all the three were Indians.
The Chinese foreign ministry, when asked about Indian army reporting casualties, said it called on India to not take unilateral actions or stir up trouble, news agency ANI reported, citing Reuters.
It also accused India of crossing the border and ‘attacking Chinese personnel’, news agency AFP said.
On Monday, Brigade Commander and company level talks happened in Eastern Ladakh between India and China. The talks are happening near patrolling point 14, near the mouth of Galwan Valley and patrolling point 17 at Hot Spring Area.
On June 13, Indian Army chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane had assured that the entire situation along the borders with China is under control and the process of disengagement has started.
General Naravane had said, “I would just like to assure everyone that the entire situation along our borders with China is under control. We’re having a series of talks which started with the Corps Commander level talks on June 6 and has been followed up with meetings at the local level between Commanders of equivalent ranks.
“As a result, a lot of disengagement has taken place and we are hopeful that through the continued dialogue that we’re having, all perceived differences that we (India and China) have will be set to rest. Everything is under control,” he had said.