BEIJING (Reuters) – The Chinese military suffered casualties in a border clash with Indian troopers, the editor-in-chief of China’s Global Times newspaper stated on Tuesday.
“Based on what I know, Chinese side also suffered casualties in the Galwan Valley physical clash,” Hu Xijin stated in a tweet. He didn’t give additional particulars.
The Global Times is revealed by the People’s Daily, the official newspaper of China’s ruling Communist Party.
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Reporting by Se Young Lee and Liangping Gao; Editing by Andrew Heavens