Battle Rages in Hpakant’s Ja Ra Yang

A battle took place between KIA’s 6th Battalion troops and Burmese Army troops at Ja Ra Yang in Hpakant Township on Dec 30 at 5:35 am.

A frontline source said about 50 Burmese Army troops attacked KIA’s Ja Ra Yang base early Monday morning and the two sides fought for about half an hour. The source said two KIA soldiers died in the battle and no casualties have been reported on Burmese Army.