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KIA Attacks Burma Army in Waingmaw

KIA Attacks Burma Army in Waingmaw

The Burma Army (BA) sustained causalities during a recent Kachin Independence Army (KIA) attack on its base in Waingmaw town, Kachin State.

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IDPs Return To Homes in Kachin State

IDPs Return To Homes in Kachin State

Civilians displaced by fighting in Kachin State have returned home because they do not have enough food in the internally displaced persons (IDPs) camps after the military council locked down the country because of the…

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Residents of ‘Locked Down’ Camp in Kachin State Facing Food Insecurity

Residents of ‘Locked Down’ Camp in Kachin State Facing Food Insecurity

Residents of the largest internally displaced persons (IDPs) camp in government-controlled Kachin State need food support after authorities locked it down following a COVID-19 outbreak. Two residents tested positive on July 24. The next day…

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Military Checkpoint Attacked With Grenades in Hpakant Township

Military Checkpoint Attacked With Grenades in Hpakant Township

Two people on a motorcycle attacked a military checkpoint with grenades in Hpakant Township, Kachin State, on Wednesday morning, July 22.

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Burma Army Pays Compensation To Family Of Murder Victim in Kachin State

Burma Army Pays Compensation To Family Of Murder Victim in Kachin State

The military promised to launch a investigate into three soldiers who allegedly raped and murdered a 51-year-old woman in Momauk Township last week. On Monday, military officials from LIB-616 and LID-88 met with the victim’s…

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Military Threatens To Bomb Villages in Hpakant Township

Military Threatens To Bomb Villages in Hpakant Township

The military warned local leaders in Hpakant Township it will launch artillery attacks if the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) visits their villages located along the Karmai to Hpakant road.

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Over 1,000 COVID-19 Cases in Kachin State

Over 1,000 COVID-19 Cases in Kachin State

In Kachin State, there have been 10 deaths and 1,023 confirmed cases in 6 townships until July 13.

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Tatmadaw Shelling Injures Civilians in Hpakant Township

Tatmadaw Shelling Injures Civilians in Hpakant Township

Six villagers, including a child, were wounded by Burma Army artillery fire when the military battled with Kachin Independence Army (KIA) near Seng Hpra and Hkum Tsai Zup villages, in Hpakant Township, on Thursday morning,…

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Military Beefs Up Security Following KIA Attacks in Northern Burma

Military Beefs Up Security Following KIA Attacks in Northern Burma

The military increased security at a highway checkpoint in Waingmaw town following a series of Kachin Independence Army (KIA) attacks on the Burma Army in Kachin State and Sagaing Region.

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KIO Shutters Borders Amid Burma’s Third Wave

KIO Shutters Borders Amid Burma’s Third Wave

The Kachin Independence Organisation (KIO) sealed its borders with the rest of Burma at a time when the country is struggling to contain its third wave.