Indian Army Strikes Operation against Rebellions alongside the Indo-Myanmar Border

Indian Army Strikes Operation against Rebellions alongside the Indo-Myanmar Border Indian Army Strikes Operation against Rebellions alongside the Indo-Myanmar Border

by Simarjeet Kaur

Today, the squad of Indian Para Commandos wreaked out severe casualties on insurgent group NSCN (K) (National Socialist Council of Nagaland) during an operation alongside the India-Myanmar border at around 4.45 am, declared the Indian army via twitter. The move came after a line of the Indian military forces was attacked by rebellions.  The army confirmed that Indian forces have not beard any causality during the operation plus the army did not pass through the international border.

Indian army informed via tweet “In the early morning hours of September 27, a column of Indian Army while operating along Indo-Myanmar border was fired upon by unidentified insurgents. Own troops reacted swiftly and brought down heavy retaliatory fire on the insurgents. The insurgents than broke contact and fled from the spot. As per inputs, a large number of casualties were suffered by the insurgents. Own troops suffered no casualties during the firefight. It is reiterated that own troops did not cross the international border.”

Eastern Commander further confirmed through twitter that, “Reports of casualties to Indian Army personnel factually incorrect. Firefight occurred along Indo-Myanmar border at 0445 hrs today.”

Eastern command also confirmed that it was not a surgical strike. It stated “The narrative of today’s operation being a surgical strike is wrong and refuted. The Eastern Command’s tweet truthfully covers the full contours of the operation.”

On March 27, 2015, NSCN (K) revoked the treaty signed amid it and Indian Government just before the renewal period of the treaty as its chief SS Khaplang attacked soldiers in Nagaland and Manipur area.  After that, the insurgent group accumulated the lethal surprise attack in Manipur’s Chandel district on the 6 Dogra Regiment on June 4, 2015, during the assault about 18 soldiers were killed.

Earlier this month, the Army also accomplished a most significant operation against the NSCN (K) close to the Indo-Myanmar boundary in Arunachal Pradesh. During the operation, Indian army forces damaged the transitory hideaway of the radicals as well as it also recovered bullets, an AK-47 rifle plus radio sets in operation close to Votnu village in Longding district.

Previously this week, Bipin Rawat, the Army Chief had proclaimed that India might perform more surgical strikes if considered necessary.  He stated "The strikes were a message we wanted to communicate. I think they understood what we meant. These things could follow if required”.

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