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Anti-terror exercises conducted under India-Kazakhstan joint annual military exercise at Pithoragarh

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On the fifth day of the India-Kazakhstan joint annual military exercise 'KAZIND 2019' here on Monday, soldiers took part in anti-terror exercises and undertook various types of training including helicopter slithering, emplaning, deplaning etc.

Troops of India and Kazakhstan are carrying out counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency drills in annual military exercise KAZIND 2019 being held here. Raid drills on mock hideouts were also conducted.

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The aim of the exercise is joint training of troops in counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism operations in both jungle and mountainous terrain. The exercise named KAZIND 2019 can be termed as a facade of long-standing strategic ties between India and Kazakhstan.

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"In the joint exercise, we are doing anti-terror exercises. I thank Indian side for this joint exercise," said a Kazakhstan military official.

As part of the exercise important lectures, demonstrations and drills related to counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism operations are conducted. Both the armies are also sharing their valuable experiences in countering such situations and also refine drills and procedures for joint operations whenever the need arises.

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First Published: Mon, October 07 2019. 20:38 IST
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