By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Jun 17, 2020 10:55 IST
Foreign Media on India-China Clash: This is what Western media reported over violent face-off

Over Monday night’s India-China violent clash which resulted 20 soldiers from Indian side and 43 from PLA, western media brought the hotline into reports. According to CNBC TV 18 report over the India- China border clash, Chinese side suffered 43 casualties and 20 casualties on Indian side. According to sources report Indian Govt to release names of 20 martyred soldiers today, covered media agency. In Newyork Times the clash named as “Worst clash in decades” on disputed India-China Border which kills 20 Indian troops. The number of casualties on Chinese side however not brought up as no official consent has been made yet from Chinese side. From BBC News to

In the worst clash between Indian Army and Chinese soldiers in over five decades, India lost 20 of its soldiers in Ladakh’s Galwan Valley region on Monday night, reported western media. According to several media outlets it has been elaborated that the Chinese side has also suffered heavy casualties of over 40 soldiers, some reports add.

According to media report “Chinese PLA provoked the "Indian nationalist tiger" by engaging in a face-off with Indian Army personnel in which 20 soldiers were killed, according to US media, News Agency ANI quoted. The biggest military confrontation in over five decades that has significantly escalated the already volatile border standoff in the region, Aljazeera reports.

Foreign Media on India-China clash-

From BBC to CNBC, Al-Jazeera to NY Times, Washington Post to WSJ several foreign media outlets covered the story of Monday night India-China clash.

CNBC TV18 on India-China clash- India- China border tensions: Chinese side suffered 43 casualties; Govt to release names of 20 martyred soldiers today.

The Guardian Says-Himalayan Flashpoint could spiral out of control as India and China faceoff

BBC News - India-China clash- An extraordinary escalation ‘with rocks and clubs’. In another report BBC reported “India-China clash: 20 Indian troops killed in Ladakh fighting”. (Read full News)

The New York Times reported- Worst clash in decades on disputed India-China Border kills 20 Indian troops.

US State Department on violent clash

Following the clash between two nuclear-armed neighbors, the first reaction came from United States on Tuesday which states “US is closely monitoring' India- China border issue and extends support for peaceful resolution.”

Should Read- Live Updates India-China Violent Face-off

Both India & China have expressed desire to de-escalate & we support a peaceful resolution of current situation. During their telephonic conversation on June 2, President Trump & PM Modi had discussed the situation on the India-China border, US State Department Spokesperson to ANI

We are closely monitoring the situation between Indian and Chinese forces along the Line of Actual Control. We note the Indian Army has announced that 20 soldiers lost their lives, we offer our condolences to their families: US State Department Spokesperson to ANI

United Nations over Indo-China clash at Galwan Valley

We're concerned about reports of violence & deaths at Line of Actual Control between India & China & urge both sides to exercise maximum restraint. We take positive note of reports that 2 countries have engaged to deescalate the situation: Associate Spox of United Nations Secy-General.

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