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July 23, 2019

Joint SSA (Wanhai), TNLA forces attack Tatmadaw column in northern Shan State

A Tatmadaw column conducting routine regional security operations in Namtu Township, Shan State (North), was fired upon by a joint SSA (Wanhai) and TNLA force on the afternoon of 26 March.
The Tatmadaw column was fired upon about 5,000 m southwest of Mansan Village.
Tatmadaw columns continued the security operation in the area and discovered that the joint SSA (Wanhai) and TNLA force was stationed at Point-1844 hill, 700 m south of the location where the Tatmadaw column was first fired upon. On the morning of 28 March, the Tatmadaw captured the hill and the opposing forces retreated towards the west, east, and southeast.
Tatmadaw columns are continuing their security operations in the area, according to news released by the Tatmadaw Commander-in-Chief’s Office. —MNA (Translated by Zaw Min)


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