Bravery of Indian soldiers killed in Galwan Valley will not be forgotten: US

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NEW DELHI:

The US Embassy

here on Friday condoled the death of

Indian soldiers

, killed in a violent face-off with

Chinese troops

in eastern Ladakh, and said their bravery will not be forgotten.
Twenty

Indian Army

personnel, including a colonel, were killed in clashes with Chinese troops in

the Galwan Valley

on Monday night, the biggest military confrontation in over five decades that has significantly escalated the already volatile border standoff in the region.
"The US Mission in India sends our heartfelt condolences to the families of the soldiers who were lost at Galwan. Their bravery and courage will not be forgotten," US Ambassador to India Kenneth Juster tweeted.
The casualties

from the clashes on the Chinese side are not yet known.
However, government sources, citing an American intelligence report, claimed the total number of soldiers killed and seriously wounded could be 35.

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