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Army Jawan from Maharashtra Died Trying to Save Colleagues along LAC in Galwan Valley, Says Minister

The fighting at Galwan started after Indian troops dismantled a Chinese tent sent up close to the mouth of the Galwan river. (Representative image)

The fighting at Galwan started after Indian troops dismantled a Chinese tent sent up close to the mouth of the Galwan river. (Representative image)

The jawan, Sachin More, was a native of Malegaon in Nashik district, and died trying to save two colleagues who had fallen into a river.

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  • Last Updated: June 25, 2020, 6:21 PM IST
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A jawan of the Indian Army from Nashik district of Maharashtra has died while trying to save his colleagues who had fallen into a river along the India-China border in the Galwan valley, Minister of State for Home Satej Patil said on Thursday.

The jawan, Sachin More, was a native of Malegaon in Nashik district, around 200km from here, he said.

More, who hailed from Malegaon tehsil, was posted on the India-China border. He died while trying to save his two colleagues who had fallen into a river. They were posted in the Galwan valley, Patil said.


Further details were awaited.

The Galwan valley was the scene of a fierce clash between Indian and Chinese soldiers on June 15.

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