The Burmese units accused various residents of having links to the TNLA or of protecting its soldiers.
TNLA vows to avoid armed clashes and reduce tensions with Burmese government forces, as it bids to join other ethnic armed groups in signing a ceasefire.
NGOs say that villagers have been displaced and fatalities suffered amid alleged attacks from the Burma army.
Military tactics by the Burmese army, rather than attempts at negotiation, are ongoing say TNLA.
Small-arms and artillery fire exchange reported between rebel and government forces in Shan State.
The Palaung State Liberation Front Central Committee on Thursday issued a statement promising 11 fallen cadets, killed in a Burmese army artillery attack on Wednesday, that it will “continue to fight until a Palaung State is established”. The 11 Palaung trainees, all aged between 18 and 25, were among 23 cadets killed in the attack on a …