China releases 10 Indian soldiers after border clash. The all-party meet called by PM Narendra Modi begun on Friday with leaders of all major political parties paying tribute to the soldiers who were killed in the line of duty during the violent face-off between India and China in the Galwan Valley on June 15.
The Indian Army has said no personnel are “unaccounted for” following the Galwan clash on Monday night. Reports have suggested that 10 soldiers, including two Majors, were released on Thursday evening, three days after the violent scuffle with Chinese troops on the Ladakh border. However, there is no official word on the capture of Indian soldiers. India lost 20 soldiers in the clashes while a total of 76 personnel have received injuries to various degrees. Ten Indian soldiers were also taken captive by the Chinese Army who were released on Thursday, reported PTI. Tensions are simmering among the Army units stationed in Ladakh following the killings of 20 soldiers. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be holding an all-party meeting this evening to brief the political parties on the Ladakh clash and the ongoing situation between India and China. The Modi government has come under heavy criticism for the deaths of 20 Indian soldiers at the hands of Chinese military.