The Indian Army has issued a public notice seeking information from general public in regards to the killing of innocent civilians at Oting village in Nagaland’s Mon district on December 4 during a botched counter-insurgency operation. 

The Army has sought information from the general public as part of their inquiry into the incident, which sent shockwaves across the country. 

“It is requested to public at large that any person having any information including videos, photos from primary source or any other information in original (not forwarded or not from secondary sources) may kindly share via phone or SMS or Whatsapp Messenger at +916026930283 or call at Army exchange helpline +913712388456,” the public notice read. 

It added: “The identity of the informant will be kept confidential on request.” 

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The Indian Army has ordered a court of inquiry headed by an officer of major general rank into the Nagaland firing incident in which 14 civilians were killed.