Burmese military overrun KIA’s 36th Battalion base

As Burmese military’s unilateral four-month ceasefire period is ending, its troops launched renewed military operations in northern Shan state. Burmese Army (BA) troops entered into Kachin Independence Army (KIA)’s 36th Battalion area beginning April 18 and the two sides have fought for almost a week. On April 20, KIA’s 36th Battalion troops and BA’s 99th […]

Battles broke out in Dima area

Local sources said a series of gun battles took place between KIA’s 9th Battalion troops and BA troops at Nawng Hkyu Bum in old Jawng Kawng village, located near Dima in Kutkai township, on March 12. The battles broke out as about 200 BA troops from Daknai area reportedly marched towards KIA positions in Dima […]