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Maha jawan dies trying to save colleagues who fell into Galwan river

Source: PTI  -  Edited By: Utkarsh Mishra
June 25, 2020 18:24 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 200 km from Mumbai, he said.

Sachin 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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