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February 27, 2018

Fighting breaks out between Tatmadaw and KIA in Mohnyin

Moe Nyin map 72COMBING the Mohnyin area of the KIA, a Tatmadaw column launched an attack on a KIA camp on Point 928 hillock about three miles from Mohnyin on Sunday, forcing the KIA to retreat northward.
During the fighting, an undisclosed number of officers and Tatmadaw troops were killed and a number of others were injured. The military column captured the hillock and seized one M-25, ammunition and equipment.
After reinforcing, the KIA members launched a counter attack on the Tatmadaw column on Monday, the Tatmadaw responded with air support and heavy artillery. The Tatmadaw are continuing to comb the area of the KIA.—Myawady


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