April 13 Frontline Updates

12:00 am – Burma Army (BA) troops based at Sama fired 5 mortar rounds on Kachin Independence Army (KIA)’s 253rd Mobile Battalion positions in Momauk township.

12:05 am – BA troops based at Hpun Pyen bum, Hka Ya bum, and Bum Re bum fired 20 mortar rounds on KIA’s 24th Battalion positions at Alen bum, Lahkum bum, Kumba Yang and KIA 5th Brigade positions in Momauk township.

12:05 am – BA troops based at Shan Tum bum fired 9 mortar rounds on KIA 25th Battalion positions at Nga Nga Yang and Ja Maw.

12:00 am – 12:15 am – BA troops based at Yaw Yung bum and Bang Yau bum fired 6 rounds of 60 mm mortars and 1 round of 105 mm howitzer on KIA 21st Battalion position. BA troops based at Dum Bau bum fired 6 rounds of 120 mm mortars on Hpri Di bum.

12:15 am – BA troops based at Dum Bau bum fired 4 rounds of 120 mm mortars on Hpri Di village in Munghka Pa area.

5:00 am – KIA’s 11th Battalion troops and BA’s 298th LIB troops fought a battle at Ting Rat Zup, Sama junction on Ledo road in Mogaung township.

05:00 am – KIA’s 14th Battalion troops launched an attack on a combined force of BA’s 297th LIB, 381st LIR, and militia units at a Yuzana company’s site located between Ting Kawk village and Nam Hpyet village in Danai township.

05:22 am – 05:35 am – KIA’s 11th Battalion troops attacked BA 298th LIB’s Ting Rat Hka post in Mogaung township

1:30 pm – A landmine exploded at Pung Hkaw Taw in Kamaing township followed by BA troops random fire on surrounding area.

1:40 pm – BA troops based at Kamaing and Lai Nawng Hku fired multiple mortar rounds on KIA’s Ga Hkyeng post.

8:35 pm – 08:50 pm – BA troops based at Kamaing tactical command fired 3 mortar rounds on KIA positions at Wang Bum.

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