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India’s alleged surgical strike inside Myanmar – questions and possible fallout

On June 9, 2015, special forces of the Indian army allegedly entered deep inside the territory of Myanmar to strike at militants who operate in the North-Eastern states of India. The operation took place after an army convoy was ambushed by militants in Manipur on June 4, resulting in the death of 18 soldiers. Reports suggested that the army killed 50 terrorists and injured scores more in the surgical strike.

The news agency ANI tweeted three pictures purportedly showing the army team that had taken part in the operation. Continue reading →