Myanmar junta continues to face Kachin Independence Army attacks

The ethnic armed organisation and its allies are focussing their assaults on military bases in at least three Kachin State townships

The Kachin Independence Army (KIA) and its allies have continued attacks on Myanmar army bases in Momauk, Myitkyina, and Sumprabum townships in Kachin State. 

An officer in one such allied group, the Kachin Region People's Defence Force (PDF), said that they aimed to next overtake junta camps near the villages of Konelaw and Sihet in Momauk. Both bases are located on the road connecting the state capital of Myitkyina with Bhamo, along which the resistance forces have seized more than 30 military posts since launching a renewed offensive against the junta on March 7.

The base near Konelaw is under Light Infantry Battalion (LIB) 387 and the one near Sihet is under LIB 320. 

“The two camps have not been captured yet, but we were able to seize. . .

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