A barrage of heavy weapons fire struck a village in Kutkai Township, northern Shan State, on Thursday morning, killing a child and injuring seven other people, the News and Information Department of the Ta’ang National Liberation Army has announced.
Fighting between the Restoration Council of Shan State and the Ta’ang National Liberation Army flared once again this week in Kyaukme Township, Shan State, with a shelling from the clashes landing in a local village and killing two civilians.
Clashes between the Tatmadaw and the Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) erupted in several remote villages of Kutkai Township, Shan State, in recent days, sending possibly hundreds of locals fleeing to Kutkai town and the neighbouring township to the south, Hseni.
Skirmishes between the Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) and the Tatmadaw in northern Shan State saw four civilians injured by artillery fire early Sunday morning, and potentially hundreds more flee out of fear for their safety.
Clashes between the Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) and the Tatmadaw erupted in Khay Khin and Man Wel villages, part of Namhsan Township, Shan State, on Tuesday morning, sending more than 100 locals fleeing to neighbouring Namtu Township.
Fighting between the Ta’ang National Liberation Army and government troops flared once again over the weekend in Kutkai Township, Shan State, with a shelling from the clashes landing in Maw Saung village and killing one woman, according to a local civil society group.
Soldiers from the Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) stand accused of abducting a man in the Hsenwi Township village of Kham Tain on Wednesday evening, releasing him only after a local abbot paid more than 2 million kyats (US$1,460) to the ethnic armed group.
The military detains seven men, including two journalists from DVB and a third from another former exile media outlet, for alleged ties to the Ta’ang National Liberation Army, which held a drug-burning ceremony on Monday to commemorate International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.
Fighting broke out on Sunday between the Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) and government troops along a road linking the villages of Pansan and Pankyan, near the town of Kyaukme in northern Shan State.
Three locals were reportedly killed and at least six more were injured on Monday amid clashes between the Burmese Army and the Ta’ang National Liberation Army in northern Shan State’s Kyaukme township.
One civilian was killed on Tuesday and hundreds more were displaced in northern Shan State’s Kyaukme district as fighting broke out between the Shan State Army-South, a nationwide ceasefire agreement signatory group, and the non-signatory Ta’ang National Liberation Army.