Galwan clash: Army Chief interacts with injured jawans at Leh’s Military Hospital

23 June, 2020 | newsx bureau

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Army Chief Naravane is on a two-day visit to Eastern Ladakh to review on-ground developments with China as Army Commanders meet in New Delhi to discuss border situation.

Chief of the Army Staff General Manoj Mukund Naravane on Tuesday interacted with gallant Indian Army soldiers at Military Hospital, Leh during his two-day visit to Eastern Ladakh. Taking to the twitter, Indian Army said, “General MM Naravane #COAS interacting with our gallant soldiers at Military Hospital, Leh during his two-day visit to Eastern #Ladakh.”

Army chief during his visit is scheduled to review the on-ground situation and the progress in talks with the Chinese military. The Army chief had on Monday discussed the security situation with the top Army commanders in Delhi, officials said.

According to Army officials, all commanders are in the national capital for the second phase of the commanders’ conference. Army Commanders Conference was held from June 22-23 to review the operational situation on both the northern and western fronts.


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The meeting comes at a time when India and China are holding military-level talks to defuse the border tensions after the violent face-off in Ladakh’s Galwan valley in which 20 Indian soldiers lost their lives.

Indian intercepts have revealed that the Chinese side suffered 43 casualties including dead and seriously injured.

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