Ethnic Allied Forces Fought Burmese Army’s 1st and 16 th MOC Troops

A combined force of Kachin volunteers(MHH), Kokang (MNDAA) and Shan (SSA-N) on Wednesday fought against Burmese army’s infantry units under 1st and 16th Military Operation Command at Ying La Bum in Mungpaw, northern Shan State. The battle began at 7 am and lasted for about an hour, said a frontline source. No casualties have been reported from either side.

On the same day, Burmese army troops from 215th and 217th Light Infantry Regiments fired several 81 mm and 60 mm mortar rounds on KIA positions at Shan Shin Chyai Bum and Bang Hpyit in northern Shan State at around 6 am.