All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen ( AIMIM ) party president and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi expressed shock over the death of three Indian army officials in a violent face-off with Chinese People’s Liberation Army troops at Galwan Valley in Eastern Ladakh region.
An Indian Army Colonel, the Commanding Officer of an infantry battalion, and two soldiers were killed during a clash with Chinese troops at one of the stand-off points in the Galwan Valley.
Horrrible that without any firing our brave soldiers beaten to death https://t.co/l1GOLCIUpY
Earlier, Owaisi urged the government to release an statement regarding killing of India soldiers.
— Asaduddin Owaisi (@asadowaisi) June 16, 2020
Indian Army in a statement said that during the de-escalation process which is underway in the Galwan Valley, a violent face-off took place on Monday night with casualties. “The loss of lives on the Indian side includes an officer and two soldiers,” Indian Army said.
The force further stated that senior military officials of both the countries are currently meeting at the face-off site to defuse the situation.
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.