Tuesday, April 28, 2015
The Karen National Liberation Army 2nd Brigade based in the Taungoo District confirmed to Karen News that a small firefight between its solders and the government troops happened on April 20.
Lieutenant Saw Prah, company commander of the KNLA 2nd Brigade’s security force told Karen News that the fighting was between his soldiers and the Burma Army’s Infantry Battalion 589 from the Kyaukgyi-based Tactical Command 3 under its Southern Military Command at an area near Tha Byay Nyunt village in Baw Gali sub-township in Thaundaung Township.
Russian-backed militants have stepped up attacks on Ukrainian positions throughout the combat zone in eastern Ukraine, according to military officials, who said the heaviest shelling was reported early on April 27 near Mariupol.
Serhiy Danylenko, military spokesman: “From from 18:00 Kyiv time on Sunday to midnight on Monday, pro-Russian militants shelled the positions of Ukrainian troops 23 times, the In Donetsk region, militants fired from 120mm-caliber mortars on the ATO forces near the village of Pisky three times and near the town of Avdiyivka twice. The enemy also used 122mm-caliber artillery systems to attack the positions near Avdiyivka twice.”
Monday, April 27, 2015
The Israeli military conducted airstrikes Sunday night in the area between Israel and Syria, targeting a group of militants allegedly trying to plant a bomb on the Israeli border.
The Israel Defense Forces said the airstrikes were carried out in the occupied Golan Heights against four militants who crossed into the area from Syria.
Conflicting reports surfaced Sunday about fierce fighting in South Darfur between government forces, and the rebel Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) and Sudan Liberation Movement-Minni Minnawi (SLM-MM)
The Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) said it inflicted heavy losses on the rebels penetrated inside the region from the border areas and renewed accusations that Juba government supports the armed groups.