Olive Yang, the crossdressing royal-turned-warlord, died on Thursday. She was 90.
“We are seeing renewed fighting with the Tatmadaw in Namhkam, Kutkai and Namtu townships,” said the TNLA spokesperson.
“We have been negotiating a meeting, but we don’t yet know when it will take place,” TNLA general-secretary tells DVB.
Burmese troops says they uncovered documents in Mongko suggesting that at least two fighters had recently crossed the Chinese border.
Tatmadaw reinforcements, who had been airlifted into the area, launched a counterattack and successfully took control of Mongko on Sunday afternoon, according to the military report.
A statement on Sunday by the Northern Alliance lays the blame squarely on the shoulders of the Burmese army for the recent wave of hostilities in the Muse area.