Battles Rage in Northern Shan State

In northern Shan State on February 9 evening, KIA’s 29th Battalion troops under 4th Brigade reportedly engaged an unknown advancing Burmese army unit near Loi Leng village in Muse Township.

Sumilarly, clashes reportedly erupted between KIA’s 36th Battalion troops under 6th Brigade and an unknown Burmese army unit as its troops entered KIA’s territory near Lung Hkang village, located  between 105 Miles and Nam Tau, beginning approximately at 4:00 p.m.on February 7, a frontline KLN source reported.