11/10/2014 During firefight between Government Army and Democratic Karen Buddhist Army DKBA Villagers fled outside the town of myawaddy fled into Thai side 27.september 2014.
On September 29, fighting broke out between the Burma Army and DKBA troops from Company #3 under Klo Htoo Wah Tactical Command. Villagers in the area said that the fighting last about 20 minutes and included both small and heavy weapons. Villagers from Laung Kaing, Thamain Dut, Winka and Tihu Than are frightened by the fighting. Villagers said that around 200 soldiers are now stationed in their region. Villagers said that they now coming under scrutiny from the government troops and are being question about their allegiances to armed groups.
BY – Author: Karen News October 10, 2014
Democratic Karen Benevolent Army (DKBA) and Burma Army Fighting spreads Throughout Karen State
Fighting occurred between the Democratic Karen Benevolent Army and Burma Army on October 10, forcing Karen villagers to flee.
The latest armed clashes broke out at around 10am between the DKBA and the government’s army at Kaung Mu village in Kawkareik Township.
Sources from the DKBA’s liaison office in Kawkareik said that the fighting lasted about an hour. The fighting involved soldiers from the DKBA’s Klo Htoo Wah Tactical Command and the Burma Army under the Military Operation Command (MOC) #12. Continue reading “#MYANMAR #BURMA #THAILAND #VILLAGERS #fled #during #clash”