Surgical Strike, Again : Indian Army Strikes in Myanmar killing 5 NSCN-K Rebels

June 28, 2018, 10:56 pm
New Delhi , June 28 : The Indian Army  struck again in Myanmar at   a camp belonging to the National Socialist Council of Nagalim (Khaplang ),  killing five rebels and destroying  a training   camp on Wednesday  according to highly placed sources .
As per information  available ,commandos of anti-terror unit, the 12 Paras,  launched a massive strike at a camp  located at Shwelo in  Myanmar.
The  commandos  entered  inside Myanmar  and struck at the camp with mortars and rocket launchers  on Wednesday.
In a statement on Thursday  Isak Sumi, deputy minister of NSCN-K, said a huge number of Army personnel arrived at the Nagaland-Myanmar border and opened fire on Naga camps."But we had already detected the Indian Army's presence and resorted to firing randomly for several minutes. Naga army (NSCN-K) responded and prevented any further advance (of Indian Army). The casualty could not be ascertained," said Sumi in a statement.
The Army marched through the Nagaland-Myanmar border at around Wednesday noon and tried to blow off the camps of NSCN-K, according to the insurgent group's statement. The exchange of firing lasted for around half-an-hour, it said.
When contacted, Army neither accepted nor refuted the charges maintaining  silence .
Wednesday's was the second  surgical strike on North East rebel group bases inside Myanmar. A number of militant camps of  NSCN(K), the ULFA  ,KYKL and PLA  camps   are located  in the densely   forested areas in northwest Myanmar .

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