Army’s hot pursuit of rebels inside Myanmar signals tough policy on terror

The attacks on Indians anywhere is simply not on. In a sign of India’s muscular and proactive policy to eliminate terrorists across the borders, Special Forces of the Indian Army, in coordination with Air Force, carried out surgical strikes inside Myanmar and killed nearly 20 of the insurgents responsible for attacking a convoy of 6 Dogra regiment of the Indian Army on June 4.

The attack in Manipur had killed 20 soldiers and injured 15 and was believed to be the deadliest attack on the Indian Army in over two decades.

The operation was carried out along the India-Myanmar International border. 21 Special Commandoes – a unit under Kolkata-based Eastern Command Headquarters- along with troops of Assam Rifles, handpicked by Delhi, went deep inside Myanmar and destroyed two camps of NSCN(K) and KYKL terror outfits hiding after their attacks in Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh last week.

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