New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday expressed grief over the killing of 20 Indian soldiers within the India-China stand-off in Ladakh’s Galwan Valley, saying “their bravery reflects India’s commitment towards her land”.
“The pain of losing our brave soldiers while protecting our motherland at Ladakh’s Galwan cannot be put in words. Nation salutes our immortal heroes who sacrificed their lives to keep Indian territory safe and secure. Their bravery reflects India’s commitment towards her land,” Amit Shah tweeted.
“I bow to the families, who have blessed Indian Army with such great heroes. India will always remain indebted for their supreme sacrifice. Entire nation and the Modi government stand firmly with their families in this hour of grief. Praying for the speedy recovery of those injured,” Shah additional mentioned.
Around 120 Indian soldiers, virtually a whole firm, was trapped and encircled by the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) and adopted by savage and misleading assaults, many to some extent of mutilation, on Monday night time on the patrolling level quantity 14 on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in japanese Ladakh.
The Indian Army on Tuesday mentioned 20 of its males, together with officers, had been killed in an unprecedented violent conflict with PLA troopers within the Galwan Valley on Monday night time. The drive additionally mentioned the dying toll would enhance, as many soldiers had been grievously injured.
In a press release, the Indian Army acknowledged that 17 Indian troops who had been critically injured within the line of responsibility on the stand-off location and uncovered to sub-zero temperatures within the excessive altitude terrain have succumbed to their accidents, taking the full that had been killed in motion to 20.