Bhairavnath Battalion

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The Bhairavnath Battalion is an Army Battalion in the Nepalese Army as the elite special forces unit of the Nepalese Army. The battalion was trained by the Israeli Special Forces, IDF to fulfil a need to establish a special forces wing to modernize the army.[1]

The battalion was involved in special surgical operations against the "then" Maoist terrorist, for which its methods came under heavy criticism regarding human rights, due to its lack of proper logistics and intelligence, and brutal methods of information extraction and interrogation.

The battalion is currently merged into another battalion of special forces, mainly the Ranger battalion and other battalions of Commando and Special Forces