June 16, 2020 / 7:39 AM / 17 days ago

Indian army says one officer, two soldiers killed in 'violent faceoff' on border with China

NEW DELHI, June 16 (Reuters) - The Indian army said on Tuesday one of its officers and two soldiers were killed in a “violent faceoff” on the contested border with China.

The army added in a statement senior military officials from both sides were currently meeting to diffuse the situation. The two sides have been locked in a standoff in the western Himalayas for weeks. (Reporting by Devjyot Ghoshal, writing by Alasdair Pal; editing by Sanjeev Miglani)

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