August 7, 2023 || Tongsan Media Group ||
The National Unity Government claimed that the People’s Defense Army (PDF) and allied revolutionary forces attacked and captured 30 Military council camps during the first half of this year. Defense Ministry spokesman U Maung Maung Swe said today.
“During these six months, the enemy’s camp was captured 30 times. 10 times in the Karenni region, 6 times in Sagaing division and 14 times in the southern region, our People’s Defense Army and the allied revolutionary forces successfully attacked and occupied,” U Maung Maung Swe said. Similarly, 15 police stations 10 border guard stations; It was reported that all 14 Pyu camps had been successfully captured.
He also told about the occupation of Lekhat Taung Camp in Myawaddy Township, Karen State. After the capture of Lakhat Taung Camp on July 21st, the camp, which had a few guards, is being surrounded by the military council units. U Maung Maung Swe said that even though they are attacking with heavy weapons and air strikes, they have not been able to reach the foot of the mountain for 15 days.
“What this shows is not just Lakhat Taung. This battle highlights the situation of the soldiers of the Military Council, who are at the lowest point in terms of morale throughout the country, and are only looking for an escape route,” he said. He said that the Military Council will be able to maintain the Lakhat Taung camp only if it is no longer needed by the PDF and its allies.
During the first 6 months, Bridge U Air Force Base, It was informed that they were able to fire and attack 7 times with heavy weapons on the Mingaladon Air Force Base, Magwe Air Force Base, Taungngo Air Force Base and Kyaukthu Air Force Base. It is said that there are no missiles to destroy the planes, but the battles are being developed to destroy the air bases on the ground. U Maung Maung Swe said that the People’s Defense Army and allied revolutionary forces also attacked 7 factories of military equipment of the Military Council 12 times.
It said that 3,012 enemy Military Council soldiers were killed and 4,021 were wounded in 935 engagements in six months. 203 small arms and more than 30,000 rounds of ammunition were confiscated. It is reported that more than 600 bombs and more than 170 mines have been successfully captured. As well as the military council’s air strikes, the PDF troops also used drones to attack the Military Council’s forces, including the Military Council’s headquarters.
U Maung Maung Swe said that the PDFs are now able to wage regular wars and cooperate with allies to wage long-distance battles. “By looking at the information shown above, the public can understand that the terrorist war council has been able to fight in the southern, northern and central regions of the country in a balanced manner,” he said.
He said that since the beginning of this year, the Military Council Army has been digging bomb pits like the front line, not only in the front line, but also in the headquarters of the army. 6 times within six months to the Northwest Regional Command; 1 time to the Southeast Regional Military Command; 44th Division Headquarters 3 times; 1 time to the headquarters of the 33rd Army. He explained that the headquarters of the 101st Division had been successfully attacked twice.
Such attack capabilities are not only the military capabilities of the PDF and the allied revolutionary forces, but also the role of the domestic and foreign support troops who are supporting the financial sector from the rear. “The members of the People’s Defense Army and the allied revolutionary forces will soon enter the period of offensive. I would like to once again present to the public that it is true that the members of the military council will fail even more when that period of offensive is reached,” U Maung Maung Swe said.
Source: People’s Spring
Translated: Tongsan Admin Team