In Pics: Army 'heroes' who annihilated insurgents in Myanmar operation

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A day after special forces of the Indian army in coordination with the air force carried out a surgical strike and killed nearly 20 insurgents, the army has on Wednesday released the pictures of the team.

The faces of the brave soldiers have been blurred to protect their identity. There were no casualties on the Indian side which killed nearly 20 insurgents of the groups believed to be responsible for the deadly ambush in Manipur that killed 18 soldiers. While the army carried out the strike, helicopters were on stand-by.

The elite commandos of the army went a few kilometers inside the Myanmar territory to destroy two camps of insurgents hiding there after their attacks in Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh last week by NSCN(K) and KYKL outfits.

Minister of State for Information & Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore said,"Friendship and zero tolerance will go hand in hand. This is a beginning. India is strong. This message should go to everyone."

In Pics: Heroes of Myanmar operation

Indian army in coordination with the air force carried out a surgical strike and killed nearly 20 insurgents, the Army has on Wednesday released the pictures of the team.

In Pics: Heroes of Myanmar operation

Elite commandos of the army went a few kilometers inside the Myanmar territory to destroy two camps of insurgents hiding there after their attacks in Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh last week by NSCN(K) and KYKL outfits.

In Pics: Heroes of Myanmar operation

While the army carried out the strike few kilometers inside Myanmar, helicopters were on standby.

In Pics: Heroes of Myanmar operation

Disclosing the operation, Major General Ranbir Singh, Additional Director General Military Operations, said army had been on "high alert" after Manipur attack on June 4.

In Pics: Heroes of Myanmar operation

NSA Ajit Doval gave strategically important Dhaka visit a miss for he headed to Manipur after the June 4 ambush on the Army convoy in Nagaland. Doval camped in Manipur to plan the entire attack with Army chief.

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