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India now says 20 killed in clash with China in Himalayas

Beijing and Delhi accuse each other of 'unilateral' actions on de facto border

NEW DELHI -- India's death toll has jumped to 20 after a clash with Chinese troops on the countries' disputed Himalayan border, where the two sides have been locked in a tense standoff for more than a month, the Indian Army said in a statement Tuesday night.

Monday night's violence is believed to be the first deadly confrontation on the border in decades.

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