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Bihar Cabinet approves job for kin of soldiers killed in Galwan Valley clash

India lost 20 soldiers in the violent face-off between Indian and Chinese troops on the intervening night of June 15 and 16.

Published: 27th June 2020 09:09 AM  |   Last Updated: 27th June 2020 09:09 AM   |  A+A-

Indian soldiers walk at the foothills of a mountain range near Leh. India is scaling up its military presence in the area following the Galwan Valley clash | AFP

By ANI

PATNA: The Bihar Cabinet on Friday approved a proposal to provide a government job to a family member each of the soldiers from the state who lost their lives in the Galwan Valley clash in Ladakh.

India lost 20 soldiers in the violent face-off between Indian and Chinese troops on the intervening night of June 15 and 16. Ten Indian soldiers were also held captive and later released.

After the clash, Indian intercepts had revealed that the Chinese side suffered 43 casualties including dead and seriously injured. 

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