Army jawan from Maharashtra dies trying to save colleagues along LAC

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Updated: Jun 25, 2020 6:06 PM

The jawan, Sachin More, was a native of Malegaon in Nashik district, around 200km from here, he said. Sachin More, who hailed from Malegaon tehsil, was posted on the India-China border.

They were posted in the Galwan valley, Patil said.They were posted in the Galwan valley, Patil said. (Representative image)

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.

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