KARENNI STATE — Demoso PDF, which is based in Demoso township, Karenni, stated on August 4 that they have formed the commando battalion to perform special operations and attack the military junta more.
Demoso PDF was founded on May 6, 2021, consisting of eleven battalions in order to fight against the junta’s violence and unjust actions after the military coup. Some members of Demoso PDF were also sent to the battalions under the Central Command of the National Unity Government.
On December 4, 2022, those members were reunited and the battalions were reformed into four in total. On August 3, 2023, Battalion (4) has been reformed into the Commando Battalion according to the statement.