Cong says ‘shocking' death of Indian Army officer, 2 soldiers in face off with Chinese Army

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NEW DELHI: The Congress on Tuesday termed as “shocking” and “unacceptable” the death of an

Indian Army officer

and two

soldiers

in a violent face off with the

Chinese troops

, and asked Defence Minister

Rajnath Singh

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

An

Indian Army

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.

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