September 10, 2023 || Tongsan Media Group ||
This morning, Kachin Independence Army (KIA) and Military Council troops fought a fierce battle in Aungja village near Nam Sanyang area of Waimaw Township, Kachin State, and the Military Council side suffered many casualties, according to a military source in the Kachin region. The KIA and the Military Council have been fighting frequently since early July, and on September 9th, at 8:00 a.m., there was a fierce battle near Aungja village.
“The fighting started at 8:00 a.m. in the village of Aungja near Nam Sanyang. The KIA forces surrounded 30 military council troops from Aungja and attacked them. 27 people were killed. Three escaped. 27 bodies were found. Weapons and ammunition were seized,” said a military source in the Kachin region.
Kachin news agency KNG reported today that the military council army that has arrived in Dawphonyang, Momauk Township, Kachin State is preparing to leave food convoys, and nearby military council camps are firing heavy weapons this morning, citing local news sources.
During the battle in the Nam Sanyang area, the KIA is defending against the offensives of the Military Council Army, and convoys, block and attack columns; Due to the interception mine-laying attacks, a series of battles broke out along the Myitkyina – Bamaw road.
Source: People’s Spring
Translated: Tongsan Admin Team