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KIA Attacks Yuzana’s Warehouse in Kachin State

KIA Attacks Yuzana’s Warehouse in Kachin State

Kachin Independence Army (KIA) torched a building owned by Yuzana Co Ltd, destroying vehicles and other expensive machines in the warehouse located near Lido Road, in Hukawng Valley, Kachin State.

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Civilian Killed By Tatmadaw Shell During Fighting With KIO/A

Civilian Killed By Tatmadaw Shell During Fighting With KIO/A

A Burma Army shell killed a Burmese civilian during fighting with the Kachin Independence Organization/Army in northern Shan State during the weekend.

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KIO General Secretary La Nan: The Main Problem Is The 2008 Constitution

KIO General Secretary La Nan: The Main Problem Is The 2008 Constitution

The Tatmadaw threatened military action against the Kachin Independence Organization/Army (KIO/A) if it interferes in its handling of the protests in Burma. While a KIO/A counter statement supported the people’s right to protest against the…

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Tensions Between KIO/A and Tatmadaw Rising in Chipwi Township

Tensions Between KIO/A and Tatmadaw Rising in Chipwi Township

Hostilities between armed forces is disrupting campaigning for election candidates in Burma’s northernmost Kachin State. Burma Army and Kachin Independence Organization/Army (KIO/A) are in a standoff after the former demanded the latter to remove two…

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Tatmadaw Warns KIO/A to Remove Military Camps in Chipwi Township

Tatmadaw Warns KIO/A to Remove Military Camps in Chipwi Township

The Burma Army wants the Kachin Independence Organization/Army (KIO/A) to eliminate two of its military camps in Kachin State. Col Kyaw Lin Aung, minister of security and border affairs, sent a formal request to KIO/A…

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Fighting Between KIA and Tatmadaw Continues in Northern Shan State

Fighting Between KIA and Tatmadaw Continues in Northern Shan State

Yesterday saw fighting between Kachin Independence Army (KIA) and Tatmadaw troops in Burma’s northern Shan State. A KIA officer told KNG that Burma Army LID-88 and LID-99 fought with Kachin soldiers at three sites in…

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Fighting Between Burma Army and KIA Continues in Muse District

Fighting Between Burma Army and KIA Continues in Muse District

The Burma Army and Kachin Independence Army (KIA) fought clash in Kyukok sub-township—also known as Pang Hseng—in Muse District in northern Shan State on Saturday morning.  According to a KIA officer from Brigade 6, the…

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Hundreds Displaced by Fighting Between Burma Army and Northern Alliance

Hundreds Displaced by Fighting Between Burma Army and Northern Alliance

More than 200 villagers fled their homes after fighting broke out between the Burma Army and forces belonging to the Northern Alliance of ethnic armed groups in northern Shan State’s Muse District on Friday. The…

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Tatmadaw Block Kachin IDPs From Returning Home

Tatmadaw Block Kachin IDPs From Returning Home

Civilians displaced by the conflict in Burma’s Kachin State, who are eager to go home, are being blocked by the Burma Army despite receiving the green light from the government to return to their village.…

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LID 88 and KIA Clash in Muse

LID 88 and KIA Clash in Muse

The Burma Army’s Light Infantry Division (LID) 88 and the Kachin Independence Army’s (KIA) Brigade 6 engaged in clashes in northern Shan State’s Muse Township on Friday and Saturday.  A KIA officer told KNG that…