No Indian soldier killed, PLA retreated in India-China border clash: Rajnath Singh tells Lok Sabha

New Delhi, 13/12: The Indian Army bravely prevented the Chinese PLA’s attempts to unilaterally change the status in the Yangtse area of Arunachal Pradesh’s Tawang sector on December 9 and confronted it with firmness, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Tuesday.



In a statement in Lok Sabha, Singh said no Indian soldier has died, nor has anyone been seriously injured in the faceoff.


“The Indian Army bravely prevented the PLA from encroaching on our territory, and forced them to withdraw to their posts. Some soldiers from both sides were injured in the skirmish,” the defence minister said.


“I would like to assure this House that our forces are fully committed to safeguard our territorial integrity, and are always ready to prevent any attempt against it,” he said.

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