Burma-Myanmar: Clashes between Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) and Shan State Army-North (SSA-N)
Clashes broke out on Tuesday night between members of the Northern Alliance armed groups the Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) and the Shan State Army-North (SSA-N) in Namtu Township, according to local sources.
Two army officers from the SSA-N, the armed wing of the Shan State Progressive Party (SSPP), told The Irrawaddy that fighting continued throughout the night.
“We heard our troops clashed with the TNLA, but we do not yet know the exact reason why,” said Col Sai Su and Col Sai Phone Han from the SSA-N.
“We will provide detailed information when we get the ground report,” said Col Sai Su.