29 June 2017

News Story: Fighting between Myanmar military, armed group brings about casualties

YANGON, June 28 (Xinhua) -- Heavy fighting between Myanmar government forces and the ethnic Ta'ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) over the past week has brought about several casualties to the government side with four bodies of the armed group being claimed, Myanmar News Agency reported Wednesday.

The clashes followed the uncovering of a secret training camp of the TNLA, about 2 km northeast of Manlan village, Shan state's Namsang township.

The week-long fightings from June 20 to 26 have forced the TNLA forces to withdraw toward the west and northwest, the Defense Services Office was quoted as saying.

Read the full story at Xinhua