India says 20 soldiers killed in clash with Chinese troops

AIJAZ HUSSAIN Associated Press SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Indian and Chinese troops fought each other with fists and rocks along the high-altitude terrain of a disputed Himalayan border in a clash that left 20 Indian soldiers dead, Indian authorities said Tuesday. China accused Indian forces of carrying out "provocative attacks" on its troops and has not said if any of its soldiers have died. The Indian army said in its statement that the two sides had "disengaged" from the disputed Galwan area where they clashed overnight on Monday. The army originally reported that three Indian soldiers had died, but later said 17 additional soldiers succumbed to injuries they suffered in the sub-zero temperatures where the clash occurred in the Himalayan region of Ladakh. Thousands of soldiers on b
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