Burma-Myanmar: More clashes between Arakan Army (AA) and Myanmar military in North Rakhine and Chin State
Fierce clashes erupted between the Myanmar Army (or Tatmadaw) and the Arakan Army (AA) in Rathedaung, Kyauktaw and Minbya townships of N. Rakhine on Sunday.
According to the AA, the two sides clashed in two places in Rathedaung Township at 10 a.m. on Sunday.
Serious clashes also took place in the east of Min Thar Taung Village in Kyauktaw, and in mountains between Thazi and Shwe Tamar villages in Minbya, said AA information officer Khaing Thu Kha.
“Clashes took place in four places—two in Rathedaung and one each in Kyauktaw and Minbya—yesterday. The clashes were quite fierce. In Minbya, clashes took place from the morning to the late evening,” Khaing Thu Kha told The Irrawaddy.