Kachin Independence Army takes control of Sinbo town after overrunning Myanmar military base  

The Kachin army, accompanied by its allies, seizes a heavily fortified junta Infantry Battalion camp, allowing resistance forces to take over the town south of the state capital

The Kachin Independence Army (KIA) claimed full control of the Kachin State town of Sinbo on Monday after capturing the nearby base of the junta’s Infantry Battalion 141. 

Sinbo is located on the banks of the Ayeyarwady River, around 60 miles south of the state capital of Myitkyina in the township by the same name. 

The KIA and its allies first attacked junta targets in Sinbo on February 10, and proceeded to seize control of the town’s police station. They also launched repeated assaults on the IB 141 camp three miles west of the town as recently as Sunday evening, and two days earlier on April 26.  

Junta soldiers and allied militia members who fled the base sheltered inside one of the protective outposts outside of the camp. By late morning on Monday, the outpost with the escaped junta personnel was also seized by. . .

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