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China releases 10 Army personnel after three days of negotiations

Chinese foreign ministry says 'presently' it hasn't detained any Indian soldiers

Inspector General of Police Kavindra Pratap Singh pays tribute to Naik Deepak Kumar, who lost his life in clashes with Chinese troops, at a ceremony in Prayagraj on Friday (Photo: PTI)
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Inspector General of Police Kavindra Pratap Singh pays tribute to Naik Deepak Kumar, who lost his life in clashes with Chinese troops, at a ceremony in Prayagraj on Friday (Photo: PTI)

Press Trust of India Beijing
Ten Indian Army personnel including two Majors were released by the Chinese military on Thursday evening following three days of negotiations, people familiar with the development said in New Delhi.

China said that “presently”, it has not detained any Indian soldiers, amidst reports that the Chinese military took some Indian troops captive after a deadly clash in the Galwan Valley on June 15.


The brief statement of the Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian came a day after the Indian Army said that all Indian soldiers

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First Published: Jun 20 2020 | 2:01 AM IST

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