Bangladesh Muktibahini ParaCommando landing at Tangail
|Bangladesh Muktibahini ParaCommando landing|
|Part of the Bangladesh Liberation War|
|Commanders and leaders|
|Major Zia Rahman,Major Abu Taher,Major Khaled Mosarrof,Major ATM Haider||Brig. Abdul Qadir Khan|
Bangladesh Army Mukti Bahini Commandos of Sector No-1,2,11|
|Pakistani Army 93rd Brigade|
Commandos of sector no-1,2,11 -Unknown |
Specilized Commandos - Strength unknown
|Casualties and losses|
The Bangladesh Muktibahoni ParaCommando Landing was an airborne operation held on 11 December 1971 by the Mukti Bahini's Crack Platoon paratrooper-commandos during the Bangladesh Liberation War 1971. The main objective of the operation was the capture of Poongli Bridge on the Jamuna River which would cut off the Pakistani 93rd Brigade which was retreating from the north to defend Dhaka and its approaches.
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[Except where footnoted, information in this article is from the BDA official history, Airborne Operation in Bangladesh Liberation War]
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