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Dozen insurgent camps 'smashed' along India-Myanmar border in joint military operation

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NEW DELHI: While the IAF airstrike in Pakistan's Balakot made headlines, the Indian Army quietly carried out a joint operation along with the Myanmar Army to thwart threats posed by an insurgent group along the Indo-Myanmar border.

According to reports, the planning for the joint operations started around two months back..

The joint operations was carried out between February 17 to March 2 to thwart a threat to a mega infrastructure project vital for the Northeast.

A Myanmar-based insurgent group - Arakan Army-  had threatened the infrastructure project.