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Wednesday June 17th, 2020 night edition

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Twenty Indian Army soldiers were killed due to a violent face-off between Indian and Chinese troops at the Line of Actual Control in Ladakh's Galwan Valley on Monday night.

Earlier it was reported that one Indian Army officer and two jawans were killed in action.

However, by late Tuesday evening, the Indian Army updated the figure to 20, saying that 17 others who sustained injuries during the clash had succumbed to death.

As per news agency ANI, 43 soldiers of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) were also killed as a result of the violent face-off.

"Indian Army is firmly committed to protecting the territorial integrity and sovereignty of the nation," the Indian Army statement said.

The over five-week-long stand-off between Indian and Chinese troops turned violent on Monday night, inflicting casualties on both sides.

The Indian Army has been fiercely objecting to the transgressions and demanded their immediate withdrawal for the restoration of peace and tranquillity in the area. »

Man with mental illness spent nearly 5 months in jail before body cam video revealed Garfield Heights officers beat, tased and mocked him

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He remained in jail for nearly five months, facing more than two decades in prison, as his case inched through the court system.

“This is an example of police officers approaching and treating this man with hostility rather than humanity.”.

Screenshots from the Garfield Heights police body camera videos of the Jan. 23, 2020 arrest of Kenta Settles. »

Estimates suggest one in five people worldwide have an underlying health condition that could increase their risk of severe COVID-19 if infected

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We hope our estimates will provide useful starting points for designing measures to protect those at increased risk of severe disease.

The new study provides global, regional and national estimates for the number of people with underlying health conditions.

Global, regional, and national estimates of the population at increased risk of severe COVID-19 due to underlying health conditions in 2020: a modelling study. »