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

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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