Leh, Jun 15 : Army on Tuesday paid tributes to the 20 slain Army men who were killed in Chinese aggression on this day in 2020 in Galwan Valley in Leh.
According to a statement issued to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), Fire and Fury Corps paid homage to the slain soldiers of Galwan on the first anniversary of the violent clash on 15 June 2021.
“In the face of unprecedented Chinese aggression, 20 Indian Soldiers laid down their lives defending our land and inflicted heavy casualties on the PLA,” the statement said.
In a solemn ceremony, Major General Akash Kaushik, COS, Fire and Fury Corps, laid a wreath at the iconic War Memorial in Leh on the occasion.
The nation will remain eternally grateful to these gallant soldiers who fought in the most difficult high altitude terrain and made the supreme sacrifice in service of the nation, the statement said—(KNO)