December 15, 2016

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Tatmadaw columns occupy a hill near mile post 23 on Laukkai-Kongyan road

A map shows clashes between government’s troops and Kokang insurgents in Laukkai region.
A map shows clashes between government’s troops and Kokang insurgents in Laukkai region.

Kokang insurgents and servicemen of local battalion in Kongyan, northern Shan State exchanged fires on 24 February evening, but there was no casualty at the local battalion.
On 24 February afternoon, a military column seized one M-22, 26 bullets and one magazine from Kokang insurgents in a clash, two miles west of Laukkai.
Kokang insurgents tried to undermine peace and stability in Laukkai. On 25 February, Kokang insurgents opened fire at Laukkai from Siaw village. Shells exploded in the residence of Kokang Self-Administered Zone Leading Body Chairman U Pei Sauk Chein. One member of Kokang security troop was dead and four injured.
As of 24 February morning, Tatmadaw columns are combing the Laukkai-Kongyan road for safety of people. On 25 February morning, the columns occupied Point 2175 where Kokang insurgents temporarily stationed near mile post 23.

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