India-China Border Dispute Turns Deadly, With 20 Indian Soldiers Killed

NEW DELHI—Border tensions between India and China turned deadly for the first time in decades when the two countries’ armies clashed in a disputed area in the Himalayan Mountains, leaving 20 Indian soldiers dead, according to India.

The Indian government said Chinese forces also suffered casualties. A Chinese spokesman said a clash took place after Indian soldiers “provocatively attacked” in an area China considers under its control, but he didn’t comment on whether troops on either side were killed or injured.

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