The Indian Army has clarified that no Indian soldiers are missing in action in Galwan.
News agency ANI cited sources as saying that no Indian troops missing in the area where a violent clash took place between the Indian Army and Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) on Monday night. The Army is expected to release a full statement soon.
Meanwhile, responding to Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s claims that Indian soldiers were unarmed at the time of the clashes with the Chinese army, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar clarified that soldiers at Galwan were carrying firearms when they went out on patrol.
It was rumoured that after the face-off between India and China, 34 Indian soldiers were missing – believed to either be dead or captured.
It’s a developing story. We will update with new information.