- The Indian Army, in a joint operation along with its Myanmar counterparts has destroyed camps belonging to Northeast insurgents on their respective sides of the border.
- The joint operation has been code-named Operation Sunrise-2. The operation took place between May 16 and June 8
- The exercise was a follow up to ‘Operation Sunrise-1’ that took place between 22 and 26 February 2019. The Indian Army targeted members of the Arakan Army, an insurgent group in Myanmar. The Arakan army were opposed to the Kaladan multi-modal transit transport project. The project seeks to connect Kolkata to Sittwe port (Rakhine, Myanmar) by sea from there to Paletwa through river Kaladan and finally to Zorinpui at Mizoram border by road.
- Myanmar shares a 1,640-km border with India. Four Northeast Indian states share the border with Myanmar: Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Mizoram, and Manipur
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