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- November 24, 2023
The Arakan Army (AA), whose armed members are acclaimed for courage and combat skills, has joined hands with the northern allies (Kachin Independence Army-KIA , MNDAA and TNLA) to battle against the military council troops in Kachin and northern Shan State along with Sagaing division.
Since 27 October, as the operation 1027 was launched by the three-brotherhood alliance (comprising Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army- MNDAA), Ta'ang National Liberation Army-TNLA and AA), the Burmese army camps are facing attacks in several northern Myanmar localities.
Lately, a joint column of AA and KIA had captured a strategic base of the junta’s Kang Taungyan (Gandaoyan) camp near the Myitkyina-Bhamo road, which is about 25 kilometers away from the KIA headquarter in Laiza.
The joint forces attacked the camp at 6 am on 31 October and within three hours it was captured. A large volume of weapons and ammunition were seized.
The commander of LIB no 387th battalion of the junta, who was in charge of the camp, was found killed in the battle.
10 battalions, including 33 and 113 belonging to the AA, joined the Kokang MNDAA forces in the attack, said media reports.
According to reliable sources, since 27 October the AA members and junta soldiers have been fighting in Hti Chain township under Sagaing division.
The junta forces even used the fighter jets to target AA members. The gun fighting still continues.
On 30 October, the AA attacked and captured a military base of the junta forces at Nati village under Kokang region.
Till the fifth day of operation, members belonging to MNDAA, TNLA and AA have captured more than 80 Burmese military bases and seized a large volume of weapons.
More than 100 prisoners of war were also captured. Currently, Chin Shwe Hao and Phorm Sai cities of Kokang region on the China border have been captured and controlled by the rebel groups. The Sinni city is also under attacks by the brotherhood alliance.