At Least 20 Indian Soldiers Killed in Clash with China

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Twenty Indian soldiers lost their lives on Monday in an escalation of tension with China at the disputed border of the Himalayan region of Ladakh. It was the first border clash between the two neighbors in the last 45 years and experts say it is serious.

The Monday night escalation follows weeks of tension and the mobilization by both sides of thousands of extra troops at the border.

Each side blamed the other for the escalation.

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