Artillery shells hit a Kachin Baptist Church

Burmese Army stationed near Hpakant began firing artillery into a nearby town Seng Tawng on May 31 at around 7 pm. The government army’s Monywa-based 16th LIR soldiers targeted Seng Tawng’s prayer mountain where landmark jade cross is located, a local Baptist Church and a Chinese Temple, said a local source. Artillery shells fell on […]

Battles continue in Northern Shan and Kachin State

Fierce fighting continues between Kachin Independence Army and Burmese government’s army with casualties increasing, but a political solution is still far from sight. A fierce fighting between KIA’s 9th Battalion under 4th Brigade and Burmese Army’s Nampaka-based 123rd LIB under North Eastern Regional Military Command took place on the road between Nampaka town and Humaing […]

Heavy fighting continues around Namsan-yang village

Burmese Army’s artillery unit stationed at Hkangkai hill in Dawhpum Yang have been pounding onto Laja-yang and Lawa-yang villages with 105 mm mortar shells on May 23. No civilian casualties have been reported so far, reported local sources. Heavy fighting continues around Namsan village, located just 15 miles north of Kachin administrative capital Laiza. Fierce […]