Two MI-35 Helicopters Attacked KIA’s 2nd Battalion Positions

Battles raged between KIA’s 2nd Battalion troops and Burmese Army’s 290th Light Infantry Regiment troops at a location between Mung Htam and Kawng Ra in northern Shan State on Nov 29 beginning 10:30 am.

KIA source said two MI-35 attack helicopters provided close air supports to Burmese Army troops during a battle Sunday afternoon. The two helicopters opened fire on KIA positions for about 15 minutes.

The two sides encountered previous day at Kum Ka junction on Nov 28 at around 5:30 pm.