A combined force of KIA troops from 6th, 26th and 44th Battalions under 9th Brigade launched an attack on SAC’s 111st LIR base at Nam Jan Ga Hkyeng Bum in Hpakant township on Nov 13 at 4:35 p.m.
On the same day, KIA troops attacked SAC’s Nam Jan Awng Len frontline post and a SAC base at Seng Ja village.
KIA troops launched another attack on SAC’s Awng Len post on Nov 14 at 6:50 a.m and seized the post at around 8:15 a.m., reported KIA sources.
After KIA’s seizure, two fighter jets from Myitkyina and a fighter jet from lower Burma attacked KIA positions. Two SAC fighter jets fired rockets around Nam Jan Awng Len on Nov 14 at 9:50 a.m.. At 11:10 a.m., a fighter jet bombed Ga Hkyen Bum. At 11:15 a.m. two fighter jets dropped 4 bombs on KIA’s 9th Brigade headquarters and another fighter jet dropped a bomb on Nam Jan.