Clash with Myanmar Army Troops from Division 77 (June 17, 2014)
On June 17, 2014, troops from Company-3 of Battalion 376, Ta’ang Army, under Tactical Command-
3, clashed head-on with Myanmar Army troops from Division 77, based at Yebon, at a place between Tonkyi
and Lwemauk villages. The clash took place from 1000 to 1115 hours, and 5 Myanmar Army troops were killed.
There was no casualty on the Ta’ang Army side.
Reported by TNLA/PSLF News & Information Department
Myanmar Army troops lobbed more than 20 rounds of heavy weapons into in Kutkai Lonkan village.
Previously, on June 15, 2014, without any provocation, the Myanmar Army troops lobbed more than
20 rounds of heavy weapons into Lonkan village in Kutkai Township of Northern Shan State. The shelling
destroyed the house of Lonkan villager, Ta Kun Htay, and all the villagers had to flee from the village, out of
fear. The village has 110 households.
The PSLF/TNLA news with dateline June 15, 2014 said that troops from Ta’ang Army Battalion 101
and Myanmar Army IBs 241 and 242, under MOC-16 and IB 41, clashed at a place between Lonkan and
Tonpan villages in Kutkai Township of Ta’ang Region. Clashes starting earlier died down at 1500 hours and
they resumed from 1630 to 1740 hours. Then the clashes went on sporadically. There was no casualty on the
Ta’ang Army Side and casualty on the Myanmar Army side was not known. Continue reading “#Burma #Myanmar #Ta’ang Army #Clash with #Myanmar #Army #Troops”