KAREN STATE: A battle broke out between junta forces and KNU Brigade (2) in Than Taung, Karen State, where its border is close to Bago Division, on May 29.
There was reciprocal firing happening around 4 p.m. The heavy artillery fired by the junta council dropped and exploded in the city center, and some houses were destroyed, as said by Than Taung Information Source.
Moreover, until the morning of May 30, the junta was still firing heavy artillery.
As the heavy artillery shells dropped and exploded in some wards of Thandaung, some houses and the clinic from Ngwe Taung Kalay village were destroyed, as said by the Thandaung Information Source.
There has been military tension between junta forces and KNU Brigade (2) in Thandaung since February.Than Taung is a hilly resort which is 28 miles far from Taungoo, Bago division.