Military columns seize arms and ammunition, stimulant tablets from Kokang insurgents

A map shows clashes between Tatmadaw columns and Kokang insurgents in Laukkai region
A map shows clashes between Tatmadaw columns and Kokang insurgents in Laukkai region

Nay Pyi Taw, 24 Feb — Tatmadaw columns combed along Kongyan-Laukkai road for safety of the people. On Tuesday morning, Tatmadaw fought against some troops of Kokang insurgents and two military servicemen were injured in the incident. The injured were sent to military hospital for medical treatment.
In another clash between Tatmadaw column and some troops of Kokang insurgents at a place two miles southwest of Laukkau on Tuesday morning, the military columns seized one China-made sub-machine gun, 38 rounds of assorted ammunition, TNT bar and mines from the insurgents.
The military columns arrested Shauk Law Han, 29, believed to be hardcore of Kokang insurgents near Malishuwah village and seized 8,000 stimulant tablets to be sent to Kokang insurgents at Honzuhtan Village near China-Myanmar border post No 144.
In the afternoon, a clash occurred between Tatmadaw column and Kokang insurgents near Lonhtan Village.—Myawady

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