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Maoists voice support for suspended jawans

  Calcutta, Oct. 17: Maoists have condemned the suspension of seven India Reserve Battalion jawans for staging a hunger strike last month in a move apparently aimed at winning over the lower rungs of police, the footsoldiers of anti-rebel operations. … Continue reading

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Mass transfer of 300 IRB personnel on grounds of indiscipline

Kolkata, Oct 15 (PTI) Hours before West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s scheduled visit to Maoist-hit Jangalmahal, authorities today cracked down on indiscipline in the ranks of the the Indian Reserve Battalion (IRB) shunting 300 personnel from their camps in … Continue reading

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10 IRB men who ‘incited’ unrest face probe, penalty

Stung by the near-revolt of India Reserve Batallion (IRB) 1 personnel posted at Shilda in West Midnapore district — the heartland of Maoist activities — last week, the West Bengal government is planning to take action against at least 10 … Continue reading

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Bangladesh jails 182 soldiers for 2009 mutiny

DHAKA (AFP) – A Bangladesh court jailed 182 border guards on Monday for their role in a bloody 2009 military mutiny, bringing the total number of soldiers imprisoned for the unrest to more than 3,000. Scores of senior army officers … Continue reading

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11 soldiers stage ‘AWOL protest’

Eleven IDF soldiers serving with Kfir Brigade’s Duchifat Battalion were declared absent without leave (AWOL) on Wednesday night, after some failed to return to their base from a weekend leave and others deserted their post while on active duty. The … Continue reading

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Uproar at central security base in Dekheila, Alexandria now contained: Official

A security official at the ministry of interior has confirmed that the riots that erupted at the central security forces base in the industrial district of Dekheila in Alexandria are now under control The security official said that the damages … Continue reading

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Burkina sacks hundreds of soldiers over unrest

OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) – Burkina Faso announced on Thursday it had dismissed 566 soldiers accused of involvement in a wave of mutinies and pillaging in the West African country between March and June. The troubles were part of wider unrest that … Continue reading

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Bangladesh Jails 657 Mutineers

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AFP)–A Bangladesh military court jailed more than 650 border guards Monday for their role in a 2009 mutiny, bringing the total number of soldiers imprisoned for the unrest to nearly 3,000. “In Bangladesh’s history, this verdict is unprecedented–we … Continue reading

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Burkina Faso arrests 93 soldiers after mutiny: officer

OUAGADOUGOU — The Burkina Faso military has arrested 93 soldiers for alleged involvement in a mutiny, an officer told AFP, after disgruntled troops wreaked havoc in the economic capital for days last week. Six soldiers and a 14-year-old girl were … Continue reading

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Troops crush Burkina army mutiny, 7 dead : officials

OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) – Seven people were killed and 33 injured when government troops crushed a mutiny in a military camp in Bobo Dioulasso, 350 km from the Burkina Faso capital, officials said on Saturday. Soldiers loyal to Burkina President Blaise … Continue reading

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