Beijing suffers light casualties in China-India border skirmish but keeps quiet to avoid conflict escalation

Chinese soldiers received only “light injuries” during the skirmish with Indian soldiers along the contested border in the western Himalayas last week, sources said.The incident on June 15 in which 20 Indian soldiers were killed and at least 76 injured in the Galwan Valley was “entirely the responsibility of India”, a spokesman for China’s defence ministry said during an online press conference on Wednesday.Beijing has been reluctant to comment publicly on any casualties from the incident last…

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