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In Pics: A year after India-China border clash in Ladakh, Defence personnel pay tribute to Galwan bravehearts

03:58 PM Jun 15, 2021 |

Fire and Fury Corps paid homage to the soldiers killed in a faceoff with Chinese troops in the Galwan valley on the first anniversary of the violent clash on Tuesday, informed PRO Defence, Srinagar.

A statement issued by PRO Defence, Srinagar said in the face of unprecedented Chinese aggression, 20 Indian soldiers laid down their lives defending our land and inflicted heavy casualties on the PLA.

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It further informed that in a solemn ceremony, Major General Akash Kaushik, COS, Fire and Fury Corps, laid a wreath at the iconic War Memorial in Leh on the occasion.

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The nation will remain eternally grateful to these gallant soldiers who fought in the most difficult high altitude terrain and made the supreme sacrifice in service of the nation, it said.

On June 15 last year, Ladakh’s Galwan Valley witnessed a violent clash that between the Armies of India and China that shook the entire nation.

In the clash, 20 Indian soldiers were killed making it one of the worst clashes in 45 years. The clash led India to a military standoff with China. At least 11 rounds of military talks were made for the disengagement process.

Fire and Fury Corps pay floral tribute to the 20 soldiers who died in the Galwan valley clash on the occasion of its first anniversary, in Srinagar on Tuesday.
ire and Fury Corps pay floral tribute to the 20 soldiers who died in the Galwan valley clash on the occasion of its first anniversary, in Srinagar on Tuesday.
ire and Fury Corps pay tribute to the 20 soldiers who died in the Galwan valley clash on the occasion of its first anniversary, in Srinagar on Tuesday.
Visuals from meomrial built for Indian soldiers who died during the violent clash with Chinese soldiers in the Galwan Valley in Ladakh.
Visuals from meomrial built for Indian soldiers who died during the violent clash with Chinese soldiers in the Galwan Valley in Ladakh.
'Galwan ke Balwan': India honours slain bravehearts on first anniversary of deadly clash with China

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