Sunday, November 20, 2022
The regime has moved additional soldiers, weapons and food in 18 trucks to Lon Ja Bum, where it is shelling the Kachin Independence Army camp in Momauk Township and deploying ground troops.
The Burma Army troops (BA) have set up camp around the mountain top in Lon Ja, Nawng Poung and Wawan villages. Locals fear that fighting between the groups will increase if the regime continues to try to capture the camp in Kachin State, which it has failed to do since launching attacks in late October.
Sunday, October 23, 2022
Myanmar ethnic rebels attacked a key town near the Thai border yesterday, residents and local media said, with the military junta calling in air strikes.
The Karen National Union (KNU) has been a vocal opponent of the coup which brought the generals to power last year, and has provided shelter to dissidents working to oust the junta.
Thursday, October 20, 2022
A colonel in Myanmar junta’s 44th Light Infantry Division (LID) involved in operations on the Falu-Waw Lay road in Myawaddy Township on the Thai border was killed on Wednesday morning, according to the Karen National Union (KNU).
Colonel Win Min Oo was killed by a sniper in fighting at Nyaung Chaung village between Waw Lay and Thay Baw Boe in Karen State.
Tuesday, September 27, 2022
Rival ethnic Shan armed groups the Shan State Army-North (SSA-N) and Shan State Army-South (SSA-S) clashed recently in Kyethi Township in central Shan State, as long-running territorial disputes continue to cause military tensions between the two groups, according to the Shan State Progress Party (SSPP), the SSA-N’s political wing.
The SSA-N is also fighting the Myanmar military in Momeik Township in northern Shan State. Fighting broke out on September 17 when around 80 junta troops advanced to Mt. Hui Kham in the east of Momeik. Seven junta soldiers were killed and at least five others were injured in two days of fighting, according to the SSPP.
Sunday, September 18, 2022
A cease-fire between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan held on Saturday despite sporadic shelling, a day after intense fighting between the former Soviet republics killed dozens, Western reports indicated.
Tajik border guards said the situation between the Central Asian neighbors was “relatively stable,” Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reported.