1. LIVE: Indian Army inflicts heavy casualties on Naga NSCN (K) insurgents in firefight along Myanmar border; not a surgical strike, say official sources

LIVE: Indian Army inflicts heavy casualties on Naga NSCN (K) insurgents in firefight along Myanmar border; not a surgical strike, say official sources

Indian Army strikes along Myanmar border: Heavy casualties reportedly inflicted on NSCN(K) cadre. No casualties suffered by Indian Security Forces.

By: | Updated: September 27, 2017 5:22 PM
 Indian Army, surgical strike, myanmar, naga, NSCN (K), insurgents, Myanmar border, nscn, naga terrorists Indian Army inflicts heavy casualties on Naga NSCN (K) insurgents. (PTI photo)

The Indian Army soldiers on Tuesday reportedly inflicted heavy casualties on NSCN(K) cadre. However, no casualties were suffered by Indian security forces. According to the official Twitter handle of Indian Army’s Eastern Command, firefight occurred along Indo-Myanmar border at 4.45 AM on Tuesday morning. And, no casualties were suffered by Indian Security Forces. “Reports of casualties to #IndianArmy personnel factually incorrect. Firefight occurred along Indo-Myanmar border at 0445 hrs today @adgpi,” Eastern Command tweeted. “Heavy casualties reportedly inflicted on NSCN(K) cadre. No casualties suffered by Indian Security Forces,” Eastern Command added in another tweet.

Here are all the LIVE updates:-

4:40 PM However, Myanmar, has been assuring India that it would not allow any insurgent group to use its territory against India.

4:30 PM India has been concerned over some militant groups from the Northeast region taking shelter in Myanmar.

4:15 PM The FMR may soon be systematized and restricted along the 404-km-long Mizoram-Myanmar border as it was being used by insurgents and other criminal elements due to the strategic location of the state, Additional Secretary for Home Lalbiakzama told PTI.

4:10 PM Reports quoted Home Minister Rajnath Singh called Myanmar a friendly country and that he would share the details later, as per Quint.

4:05 PM  The Ministry of Home Affairs may soon systematize the Free Movement Regime (FMR) along the Mizoram-Myanmar international border without inconveniencing the local people living in the border areas, PTI reported.

4:00 PM An NSCN (K) militant was killed near Kunnu village on September 1, the report said.

3:55 PM Army sources said similar operations against NSCN (K) have been taking place in Changlang and Kunnu areas since late August, as per TOI.

3:50 PM Myanmar shares a 1,640-km-long border with a number of northeastern states like Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland and Manipur.

3:45 PM Myanmar is one of India’s strategic neighbours .

3:40 PM At that time the Army had recovered an AK-47 rifle, ammunition and radio sets in the operation near Votnu village in Longding district, the report said.

3:35 PM In 2015, the Army destroyed a temporary hideout of the militants, as per The Times of India.

3:30 PM In June 2015, the Army had conducted a similar operation against banned insurgent groups following the killing of
20 soldiers in Manipur.

3:26 PM It is reiterated that own troops did not cross the International border (Indo-Myanmar): Eastern Command, Indian army

3:20 PM Own troops reacted swiftly & brought down heavy retaliatory fire on insurgents; insurgents then broke contact and fled the spot: Eastern Command

3:17 PM A column of Indian army while operating along Indo-Myanmar border was fired upon by unidentified insurgents, this morning: Eastern Command

3:12 PM “Not a surgical strike,” say official sources on firefighting along Indo-Myanmar border; heavy casualties reportedly inflicted on NSCN(K), reports news agency ANI

3:08 PM Detailed statement by Eastern Command of Indian Army

3:07 PM Heavy casualties reportedly inflicted on NSCN(K) cadre. No casualties suffered by Indian Security Forces: Eastern Command

Reports of casualties to Indian Army personnel factually incorrect. Firefight occurred along Indo-Myanmar border at 0445 hrs today: Eastern Command

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