Colonel B Santosh Babu, the Commanding Officer of the Army’s 16 Bihar unit was killed during a violent clash between Indian and Chinese troops at Galwan Valley in Eastern Ladakh on Monday night. He had taken over his battalion only in December last year.
The ex-NDA cadet belonged to the 105 “November” squadron and was commissioned as an officer in December 2004.
The officer, who hailed from Telangana’s Suryapet district, is survived by his Delhi-based wife and two children.
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