NEW DELHI: The Congress on Tuesday termed as “shocking” and “unacceptable” the death of an
Indian Army officer
in a violent face off with the
, and asked Defence Minister
to confirm the development.
"Shocking, Unbelievable and Unacceptable! Will the Raksha Mantri confirm," Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said on Twitter.
Shocking,Unbelievable& Unacceptable!Will the Raksha Mantri confirm? https://t.co/kAtNuHxZVV— Randeep Singh Surjewala (@rssurjewala) 1592294337000
officer and two soldiers were killed in Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh on Monday night during a violent face off with the Chinese troops, the Army said.
They said senior military officials of the two sides are holding a meeting in Galwan Valley to defuse tension.
A large number of Indian and Chinese troops were engaged in an eyeball-to-eyeball situation in Galwan Valley for the last five weeks.