The People's Revolutionary Army (PRA) said that local armed forces fired 60 mm artillery shells at the Kant Daung police station in Sagaing’s Pale Township, and there were clashes between two sides on January 10 and 11.
"It shot roughly 60 mm and eight rounds on the first day. The clashes lasted almost six hours. One of them had fallen and one was known to be injured. Six rounds of artillery were fired on the second day. So that they are unable to escape. The clashes lasted approximately a half-hour," Captain Japan of the People's Revolutionary Army (PRA) said.
The attacks may have resulted in casualties for the junta Military Council, but no details have been confirmed.
The operation was conducted by five local defense forces, and they all were able to withdraw unharmed.
The Military Council has deployed about 200 troops at Kent Daunt police station, about six and a half miles away from Pale township.
They used landmines and remote mine attacks on approximately 120 Military Council troops who marched into the area west of Thayar Kone village, Pearl Township, Sagaing Region on December 26.