Skirmishes and Artillery fire in Danai, Hpakant and Myitkyina townships

A battle took place between KIA troops under 2nd Brigade and Burma Army (BA) troops in Zup Mai village in Danai township on June 1 at 9:45 am. On the same day, BA troops based at Nawng Nyang village fired an artillery round on Zup Mai village at around 8 pm.

In Hpakant township on June 1, KIA’s 6th Battalion troops ambushed BA troops on the road between Ka-maing and Loi Seng on June 1 at 7:10 pm. A local source said BA troops summoned Loi Seng village elders after the attack and interrogated them. 

In Myitkyina township, BA troops based at Si Den fired an artillery round on Laga Bum, and BA troops from Mogaung-based MOC-3 and 74th LIB fired six artillery rounds on upper Mogaung river area on June 1 at around 10 pm.