KARENNI STATE – Southern Shan PDF Battalion – 1008 welcomed Karenni Nationalities People’s Liberation Front (KNPLF) which stated on July 1 that they will be fighting against the junta council.
KNPLF which stands with the civilian and opens a new chapter of the revolution history, is working hard to restore the justice of Ethnics and Federal Democracy.
With the new chapter of the revolution history, SSLRY wishes KNPLF to overcome the difficulties. KNPLF was founded in 1978 and stopped the ceasing fire with the junta army in 1991.
In 2009, they converted to Border Guard Force for various reasons but they seized six junta hill camps on June 11, 2023, by collaborating with Karenni Revolutionary Forces.