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Bloody violence explodes on Sino-Indian border

24th June 2020 - 00:00 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Christchurch

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Chinese and Indian troops engaged in savage hand-to-hand fighting in the Galwan Valley on 15 June, just one location where a border dispute between the two countries is raging. Twenty Indian troops and an unconfirmed number of Chinese died in the hours-long orgy of violence where the latter wielded steel stakes studded with nails and clubs wrapped in barbed wire.

Many combatants died after falling down steep cliffs and succumbing to freezing water in the river below. The sum of it all was the deadliest clash along the Sino-Indian border since 1967, even though China refuses to divulge how

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Gordon Arthur was the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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