Wednesday, 08 December 2021 12:06 GMT

Indian commandos hit Naga rebels along Myanmar border


(MENAFN- Asia Times)

The Indian army inflicted heavy casualties on Naga militants belonging to NSCN (K) along the Indo-Myanmar border early on Wednesday, according to media reports.

At about 4:45 am, a team of Indian commandos carried out the counter-terrorist operation close to Langkhu village near the Indo-Myanmar border, reported.

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The army's eastern command tweeted that reports of it suffering heavy casualties were incorrect. The army also denied that it had launched a surgical strike. News 18 quoted a source as saying, '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.'

The operation was reportedly launched after a group of insurgents attacked an Indian Army column that was moving along the Indo-Myanmar border, according to the army.

Detailed statement attached

— EasternCommand_IA (@easterncomd)

reported that the army said its soldiers did not cross the international border and reiterated that no troops had been killed in the operation.

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