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India-China LAC Standoff Updates: June 17, 2020 | As it happened

20 Indian soldiers of 16 Bihar Regiment were killed and several others injured in the deadliest clash at the Line of Actual Control at the Galwan Valley in Ladakh by China's People's Liberation Army. Stay tuned for the latest news on the India-China LAC face-off:

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New Delhi Updated on: June 17, 2020 23:40 IST
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India-China LAC Standoff: Indian Army has been given emergency powers to deal with the situation arising out of China's deadly attack that killed 20 Bravehearts of 16 Bihar Regiment in the Galwan Valley. Follow this LIVE news updates for the latest India-China border row that has escalated and raised tensions

At least 20 Indian soldiers of 16 Bihar Regiment were killed and several others injured in the deadliest clash at the Line of Actual Control at the Galwan Valley in Ladakh by China's People's Liberation Army. The hand-to-hand (no shots were fired) fight was savage and lasted for almost eight hours on Monday night. PLA death squad were armed with batons, iron wires and rods and launched an unexpected assault killing Indian troops. Those who tried to escape were left injured and later died in the sub-zero temperatures in the Himalayan region.  

Meanwhile, the total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 8.2 million, including more than 445,000 fatalities. More than 4,306,000 patients are reported to have recovered. IndiaTvNews.com brings you all the latest news and updates from across the world.  Stay Home, Stay Safe, and Stay Informed as our team of dedicated editors/reporters bring you the latest on the India-China face-off at the LAC, a story that is being followed by millions in India and across the globe. But, like daily we will start with Swami Ramdev's daily yogasanas to help boost your immunity against coronavirus. 

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