According to well known Indian journalists like Saurav Jha, Ajai Shukla and Niha Masih, about twenty Indian soldiers have been killed by the Chinese military where earlier the figure was reported to be three which included one colonel ranked Indian officer.
This is the first case after the Indo-China war where Indian soldiers of such a huge number being killed on the Ladakh region.
This is no longer a mere 'clash'. Sources have revealed that:
At least 20 Indian troops are already dead. 3 of bullet wounds.
45 have been captured with 25 of that number having been released.
135 Indian troops are injured with some at 303 field hospital and others at GH Leh.
— Saurav Jha (@SJha1618) June 16, 2020
Now hearing that the casualty count on the Indian side is significantly higher than what the initial reports stated. Also, many Indian soldiers captured and then released, an Indian major still held by the Chinese.
— Ajai Shukla (@ajaishukla) June 16, 2020
Other Journalists quoted UK media sources in confirming that casualties could be more than what India is trying to hide.
While we finally have an official statement from the govt stating China is the aggressor, a glaring gap remains on how many casualties and injuries we sustained. Sources not willing to come on record suggest a far bigger number. #IndiaChinaFaceOff https://t.co/ODlo75CwQt
— Niha Masih (@NihaMasih) June 16, 2020
London's Telegraph Reports, not only India's one Colonel and two soldiers are dead, 34 Indian soldiers are missing in action in the face off with China. https://t.co/kFXw2pgAbe
— Ashok Swain (@ashoswai) June 16, 2020
India has been hiding facts and it is being questioned by its own independent journalists. Earlier a strange case of cirus being displayed by the Indian media when it initially quoted an unverified twitter handle to claim that there were casualties on the Chinese side as well while that particular handle itself was quoting Indian media as a source for the same claim.
asiannewsteam reporter is quoting a Chinese opinion writer who is quoting a unverified twitter handle which appears to be a news aggregator. She is not quoting the Chinese side.
— Smita Prakash (@smitaprakash) June 16, 2020
Indian media is desperate to find face-saving mechanism for its country and the muscular and chest-thumping Hindu nationalist government that has been completely humiliated by the Chinese military the Peoples Liberation Army hence they are manipulating facts and deliberately disinforming their public.