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Indo-Malaysian armies to train together for jungle combat

DNMUM412275 | 4/17/2018 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :179 | India



New Delhi: The Indian and Malaysian armies will participate in a two-week training exercise focusing on counter-terror operations in jungle terrains, as both countries face challenges when combating insurgencies in tough forest conditions.
The exercise will be held in Malaysia soon after the military drills carried out by China in the South China Sea last week, dubbed to be one of the biggest exercises in recent times in the disputed region. The exercise will be held in Sungai Perdik, Hulu Langat and Selangor.
Scheduled to be carried out in two phases, the Malaysian Army will have 113 personnel while the Indian contingent comprising 90 troops will be participating in the exercise.
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