Tatmadaw arrests three Kokang insurgents, seizes arms and ammunition, narcotic drugs

 

A map shows armed conflicts between Tatmadaw and Kokang insurgents in Laukkai region.
A map shows armed conflicts between Tatmadaw and Kokang insurgents in Laukkai region.

Kokang insurgents opened fire at military columns at the site, east of Pasinkyaw on 10 March morning but the insurgent withdrew from the area due to attacks of Tatmadaw columns.
In the afternoon, the army troops, acting on tip-off, searched a house in ward 2 of Laukkai and seized arms, ammunition and narcotic drugs.
On Wednesday morning, the military column discharging security duty near Laukkai and Kokang insurgents exchanged fire and the latter withdrew from the area.
In the incidents, three Kokang insurgents were arrested along with one small arm, ammunition, related equipment, 2,200 stimulant tablets worth K3.3 million and 11 grams of Ice worth K220,000. Four soldiers sacrificed their life for the State and five were
wounded.

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