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Greater than 20 Myanmar troopers killed close to China border, rebels say

YANGON: Myanmar ethnic rebels have killed a minimum of 23 authorities troopers in days of combating close to the Chinese language border, a spokesman for the group mentioned on Friday (Sep 3), within the newest clashes more likely to fear highly effective neighbour Beijing.

Myanmar has been in turmoil since a navy coup in February, which sparked large pro-democracy protests, a bloody crackdown and renewed combating in ethnic border areas.

Clashes broke out in Mongko, Shan state, on Aug 28 when troops tried to grab a base from the Myanmar Nationwide Democratic Alliance Military (MNDAA), the group’s spokesman and native media reviews mentioned.

“They got here to take our base. They have been damage rather a lot as we have been ready on the high of the mountain they usually have been on the backside. We shot them as they have been coming,” an MNDAA spokesman instructed AFP on situation of anonymity.

Fifteen troopers have been killed on Aug 28 and eight extra in renewed clashes on Sep 1, he mentioned, including that one MNDAA fighter had additionally been killed.

AFP has not been capable of confirm the casualty figures.

The navy mentioned on Monday that an officer and an undisclosed variety of personnel from different ranks have been killed in combating with the MNDAA in Mongko on Aug 28.

It didn’t reply to questions on the alleged later clashes.


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