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Galwan Valley

This combination of June 28, 2020, left, and July 6, 2020, satellite images provided by Maxar Technologies shows the Galwan Valley along the disputed border between India and China.

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This combination of June 28, 2020, left, and July 6, 2020, satellite images provided by Maxar Technologies shows the Galwan Valley along the disputed border between India and China. June 28 image shows that the Indians had built a wall on their side and the Chinese had expanded an outpost camp at the end of a long road connected to Chinese military bases farther from the poorly defined border, according to experts. July 6 image shows China and India appear to have dismantled recent construction on both the Indian and Chinese sides of a contested border high in the Karakoram mountains following a deadly clash in the area.

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This May 22, 2020, satellite image provided by Maxar Technologies shows China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) base in the Galwan Valley in Line of Actual Control, the border between India and China. Chinese and Indian military commanders agreed to disengage their forces in the disputed area of the Himalayas following a clash that left at least 20 soldiers dead, both countries said.

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Cyberabad Police officers accompany family members of martyred Colonel B Santosh Babu at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, in Hyderabad. Colonel Babu was martyred during the face-off between Indian and Chinese troops in Ladakh's Galwan Valley on Monday night.

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This satellite photo provided by Planet Labs shows the Galwan Valley area in the Ladakh region near the Line of Actual Control between India and China. A clash high in the Himalayas between the world's two most populated countries claimed the lives of 20 Indian soldiers in a border region that the two nuclear armed neighbors have disputed for decades, Indian officials said.

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