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India-China Galwan Valley Clash: From Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh to Irfan Pathan- Cricketers Mourn Soldiers Martyred in Border Violence in Ladakh

India-china Galwan clash: Indian cricketers led by Virat Kohli Yuvraj Singh, Shikhar Dhawan took to twitter to mourn soldiers martyred in the border violence in Ladakh.

Cricketnext Staff |June 17, 2020, 11:26 AM IST
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India-China Galwan valley clash: Twenty Indian Army personnel including a colonel were killed in a clash with Chinese troops in the Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh on Monday night, the biggest military confrontation in over five decades that has significantly escalated the already volatile border standoff in the region.

Indian cricketers led by Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, Shikhar Dhawan took to twitter to mourn soldiers martyred in the border violence in Ladakh.

"Salute and deepest respect to the soldiers who sacrificed their lives to protect our country in the Galwan Valley. NO one is more selfless and brave than a soldier. Sincere condolences to the families. I hope they find peace through our prayers at this difficult time," Virat Kohli wrote.

“I salute the courage of our Indian soldiers who have been martyred at #GalwanValley  All these atrocities must stop and hope we can have a peaceful world where human life is valued.  My thoughts are with the bereaved families, I pray for their strength,” wrote Yuvraj Singh.

“My condolences to the families of soldiers who’ve laid their lives fighting for motherland at #GalwanValley. We are extremely indebted to the brave soldiers for their supreme sacrifices. Let us salute their valour. May the bravehearts live in jannat.” Tweeted Mohammad Kaif

“A sacrifice that will never be forgotten by the nation. Heartfelt condolences to the family and loved ones of the Indian Army officer and the two soldiers. Saluting your bravery, Jai Hind! 🇮🇳 #GalwanValleyzVv,” said Dhawan.

“Heartfelt condolences to Col. Santosh Babu who made the Supreme Sacrifice in action at the #GalwanValley . At a time, when the world is dealing with a serious pandemic, this is the last thing we need.  I hope Cheeni sudhar jaayein.,” tweeted Virender Sehwag

“We will always be indebted to our jawans of #IndianArmy who lost their lives in #GalwanValley #JaiHind,” wrote Irfan Pathan

The India-China border dispute covers the 3,488-km-long LAC. China claims Arunachal Pradesh as part of southern Tibet, while India contests it.

Both sides have been asserting that pending the final resolution of the boundary issue, it is necessary to maintain peace and tranquillity in the border areas.

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