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KIA Landmine Injures Burma Army In Hpakant

KIA Landmine Injures Burma Army In Hpakant

The Kachin Independence Army (KIA) wounded two Burma Army (BA) soldiers after they stepped on a concealed landmine planted near Nawng Mee on Lido Road in Hpakant Township. The BA soldiers  that are part of 

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KIA Pillage Junta And Shanni Camps In Hpakant

KIA Pillage Junta And Shanni Camps In Hpakant

The Kachin Independence Army (KIA) and the People's Defence Force (PDF) seized weapons from the Burma Army (BA) and the Shanni Nationalities Army (SNA) after capturing their camps in Hpakant Township, Kachin State. ''I heard

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Army Prevents Hpakant Villagers From Returning Home

Army Prevents Hpakant Villagers From Returning Home

For weeks now, the people of Sel Zin have been unable to return home after being driven out from conflict between the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) and the Burma Army (BA). ''It has been 10

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Police Officer Killed In Hpakant

Police Officer Killed In Hpakant

A police officer was shot dead in broad daylight on the street in front of a bank by an unknown assailant in a village in Hpakant Township. At 7am on Wednesday, the assailant fired 10

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Hpakant Youths Held By Burma Army

Hpakant Youths Held By Burma Army

Two youths detained by the Burma Army (BA) in Hpakant Township are yet to be released. On 23 July, the army abducted five youths from their homes in Sel Zin in Hpakant Township. A few

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Landmines Injures Civilians Near Hpakant Goldmine

Landmines Injures Civilians Near Hpakant Goldmine

Two villagers sustained injuries after accidentally stepping on concealed landmines allegedly planted by the Jahtu Zup People Militia Force (PMF) in Hpakant township, Kachin State. The PMF, which is under the Burma Army, blocked and

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Burma Army Kills Man In Hpakant

Burma Army Kills Man In Hpakant

Regime soldiers have shot dead a man in a reportedly unprovoked attack in a village in jade-rich Hpakant Township, Kachin State. "There was no clash in the village...a man on a motorbike didn't stop at

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Hpakant Students Struggling After Internet Partially Restored

Hpakant Students Struggling After Internet Partially Restored

On Monday, Mytel, a major telecommunications company owned by the Burma Army (BA), partially restored internet connectivity in Hpakant Township after it had been shut down since August. However, youth in the township in Kachin

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Hpakant Journalist Arrested Last Year Awaits Trial

Hpakant Journalist Arrested Last Year Awaits Trial

A freelance reporter for Kachin News Group and Kachin Wave, detained by the regime for over a year after being charged with sedition, is still waiting for his case to be heard in court. Nawng

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Rescuers Unable To Find Missing Miners After Hpakant Landslide

Rescuers Unable To Find Missing Miners After Hpakant Landslide

Rescue workers have recovered only one body from the landslide in Hpakant Township with many more feared to have perished in the disaster in Kachin State. "We still do not know the exact number of