According to the KIA frontline sources, Burmese Army has been preparing to launch an attack on Lawt Mai Yang village, located about 2 miles northeast of Mali Yang village in Sumprabum Township. 381st, 385th, and 389th Light Infantry Regiments under Mogaung-based 3rd Military Operations Command (MOC-3) and Infantry Battalions under 3rd Tactical Command were involved in the preparation.
Two artillery rounds were fired today on KIA positions around Lawt Mai Yang village at 2:30 pm. Myitkyina sources say one helicopter and two fighter jets were spotted practicing at upper Mali Hka area.
Once the weather cleared up and the rains stop, Burmese Army will launch an attack on Lawt Mai Yang, a frontline KIA officer said.
Burmese Army seized Mali Yang and nearby villages in Sumpra Bum Township using air power during the last meeting on Nationwide Ceasefire Accord (NCA) between EAOs’ Senior Delegation and Burmese government’s representatives in Yangon.