June 16, 2020 / 9:22 AM / a month ago

Chinese military suffers casualties in clash with India - Global Times editor

BEIJING (Reuters) - The Chinese military suffered casualties in a border clash with Indian soldiers, the editor-in-chief of China’s Global Times newspaper said on Tuesday.

“Based on what I know, Chinese side also suffered casualties in the Galwan Valley physical clash,” Hu Xijin said in a tweet. He did not give further details.

The Global Times is published by the People’s Daily, the official newspaper of China’s ruling Communist Party.

(The story is refiled to fix typo in headline, no change to text)

Reporting by Se Young Lee and Liangping Gao; Editing by Andrew Heavens

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