KARENNI STATE – Karenni National Defense Force’s Batallion 15 (KNDFB-15) reportedly ambushed the junta troops invading Hpruso killing four soldiers, and some artilleries and firearms were confiscated.
In a clash between the junta troops from the No.14 military training school and the KNDFB-15 on August 11, a junta was killed.
And on Saturday (August 13), a junta column that had advanced into Eastern Hpruso with about 150 troops was resisted by the Karenni Army (KA) and KNDFB-15. Three soldiers were reportedly killed and some weapons confiscated. None of the defense force members was harmed, as announced by the KNDF.
“Battle has intensified in Demoso region today (on August 14) since around 6:30 p.m,” said an associate of the PDF.
Four clashes had been in the Sharr Taw area from August 7 and more than seven juntas were killed, as reported by the KNDF Batallion-17.
Currently, military tensions have risen in Karenni State. KNDF announced restriction of travel on Loikaw-Demoso and Loikaw-Sharr Taw Road segments, the conflict zones.