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KIA Closes Gold Mines In Hpakant Township

KIA Closes Gold Mines In Hpakant Township

The Kachin Independence Army (KIA) has ordered its soldiers of Brigade 2 to shut down gold mining blocks along Lido Road in Hpakant Township on Friday to stop the local People’s Militia Force (PMF) from…

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Junta Forces Use Youth As Human Shield In Hpakant Township

Junta Forces Use Youth As Human Shield In Hpakant Township

Junta forces abducted a youth from Hpakant Township and used him as a human shield after the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) launched several ambush attacks in Kachin State. The Burma Army (BA) arrested 20-year-old Zing…

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100,000 Displaced By Conflict In Sagaing Region

100,000 Displaced By Conflict In Sagaing Region

Civil society organisations (CSOs) in Burma’s Sagaing Region estimate that around 100,000 people in the area have been displaced by Tatmadaw attacks and fighting with resistance forces.

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KIA Attack Tatmadaw During Latest Ambush In Hpakant Township

KIA Attack Tatmadaw During Latest Ambush In Hpakant Township

Kachin Independence Army (KIA) ambushed a Tatmadaw column travelling on the Lido Road. This was the latest in a series of attacks on soldiers protecting a supply convoy on its way to Tanai Township. According…

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KIA Continue Ambushing Tatmadaw On Lido Road

KIA Continue Ambushing Tatmadaw On Lido Road

The Kachin Independence Army (KIA) ambushed the Tatmadaw again along the Lido Road in Tanai Township, Kachin State, this time twice in one day. On Monday, a Burma Army column was providing security for a…

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Tatmadaw Sends Thousands of Soldiers To Sagaing Region

Tatmadaw Sends Thousands of Soldiers To Sagaing Region

After the Tatmadaw stopped the Internet, it sent thousands of soldiers to four townships in Sagaing Region near the border with Kachin State. Fearing the Burma Army (BA) soldiers and fierce fighting with resistance forces…

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Tatmadaw Kills Civilian At Checkpoint In Hpakant Township

Tatmadaw Kills Civilian At Checkpoint In Hpakant Township

The Tatmadaw shot and killed a civilian and injured another as they passed a checkpoint on the Lido Road in Hpakant Township, a region in Kachin State where the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) has been…

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Child Killed By Tatmadaw Shell In Mongkoe

Child Killed By Tatmadaw Shell In Mongkoe

A child died of a shrapnel wound after the Tatmadaw shelled his village amid months of intense fighting with Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army (MNDAA) in Mongkoe region. ”It was impossible to take him to…

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KIA Ambushes Military Council Multiple Times In Hpakant Township

KIA Ambushes Military Council Multiple Times In Hpakant Township

A Burma Army (BA) column was ambushed three times within a week by Kachin Independence Army (KIA) at different points along the Lido Road in Hpakant Township, Kachin State.

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Hopelessness Settles Over Hpakant Township During Internet Blackout

Hopelessness Settles Over Hpakant Township During Internet Blackout

Military Junta’s internet blackout in Hpakant Township has severely affected online education and all business affairs of the township in Kachin State. “We cannot transfer money because there’s no connectivity. We can’t use internet or…