Meghalaya police extended Operation Hillstorm 3 by three months

Mar 9, 2016 11:00 IST

Operation Hillstorm 3: Combat operation of Meghalaya police
Combat operation of Meghalaya police, code-named 'Hillstorm 3', was in news on 8 March 2016. Operation Hillstorm-3 was launched by Meghalaya Police on 24 February 2016 in the Garo Hills and West Khasi Hills districts of the state.

It was launched against the backdrop of intelligence reports that GNLA (Garo National Liberation Army) militants have entrenched in Durama hills areas.

The Meghalaya have sought 12 additional companies of central paramilitary forces and six units of CoBRA battalion for its operation against militants in the Garo Hills region.

Special Force-10 Commandos, who are under intense commando training in jungle warfare, would also be inducted for special operations against the militants in Garo Hills.

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