Terrorist groups in three states in the North East including Manipur, Nagaland and Assam were targeted by both the armies of Indian and Myanmar, as part of a three -week long military operation — ‘Operation Sunrise 2’.
Launched in the middle of May this year, as part of the operation, operations were conducted by the two armies on their land in an effort to bust the terror camps and these operations at least six dozen operatives were captured.
While several insurgent camps were destroyed in the operation, according to sources, the Myanmar Army suffered a huge loss of lives in the second phase of ‘Operation Sunrise 2′. The Myanmar Army lost at least 13 of its soldiers during clashes with the Rakhine insurgent group — Arakan Army during the operations carried out between May 15-19.
There are many camps of the militant groups along the border with Myanmar and the Myanmar Army has been carrying out operations periodically and destroying the camps which keep sprouting up. Read More