It was an unprecedented clash in more ways than one. 20 Indian soldiers including a Lt Col died in a fierce clash with Chinese soldiers in the Galwan valley on June 15 that also saw hand-to-hand combat It was the first time in 4 decades that a bloody clash was reported along the Line of Actual Control in Eastern Ladakh. Over the past year, India and China have held 11 rounds of military talks for the restoration of the status quo in the border areas. In February 2021, both countries had officially agreed to disengage partially but not China has not moved further back.
Jun 15, 2021, 08:00AM ISTSource: TOI.in