SHAN STATE- The Battalion 1008: SSRY’s 2nd division, Cobra Force, celebrated its 2nd anniversary last Thursday, February 8.
When the Cobra Force (TAI PDF) division was founded with various ethnic groups such as Shan, Kayan Burma, Inn Thar, PaO, and Karen nationalities on 8.2.2022.
“At the ceremony, how the Cobra Force was founded and what they will continue to do were mainly discussed. The ceremony was held briefly. Policewomen are also in charge of medical sections and (paperwork in) offices,” said an official.
Batallion-1008, Division 2-Cobra Force’s main objective is to fight the military dictatorship to the end and bring about the federal democracy that the ethnic people are hoping for. The battalion protects the lives and property of the public in cooperation with organizations that are fighting against the dictator, under the guidance of the National Unity Government (NUG) and the Union Hluttaw Representative Committee (CRPH).
In addition, from the 2nd-anniversary celebration on, they will fight together with other battalions until the fall of the military dictatorship and the establishment of a federal democratic state.
The Cobra Force fought in many battles on the front lines of Karenni and Southern Shan State, and the soldiers who died during the battle were also honored as martyrs.