TNLA clash with Myanmar Army in Kutkai


Soldiers of the Ta'ang National Liberation Army (TNLA), a Palaung ethnic armed group, standing guard outside a village in Mantong township, in Myanmar's northern Shan state. Photo: Ye Aung Thu/AFP

Soldiers of the Ta'ang National Liberation Army (TNLA), a Palaung ethnic armed group, standing guard outside a village in Mantong township, in Myanmar's northern Shan state. Photo: Ye Aung Thu/AFP

About 30 members of the Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) clashed with government troops about one mile from Honaung Village yesterday, state media reported on 9 January.

According to the report, government troops exchanged fire until the TNLA, which is a member of the Northern Alliance – Burma, retreated to the south.

Government troops pursued the armed group as they retreated,the report said.

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