Fighting continues in Kachin and Shan State

A fighting took place between KIA soldiers under 3th brigade and Burmese army on Aug 31 at 9 am.

Burmese government soldiers posted at Sinlum hill met KIA soldiers near Sinlum hill on Bamaw-Loije road. A KIA source said 5 Burmese soldiers were injured by landmine blast planted to deter combat movements.

In a similar encounter, a fierce fight took place when two sides met at Lungga between Nam-um and Shwe Pyi Tit in Muse Township on Aug 31 at 11 am. No known number of casualties was reported.