The SSA-N said it has agreed to the truce, but expressed a desire to hold discussions with the government.
Only two days after Burma went to the polls, the Burmese army stepped up their military campaign against Shan State Army-North.
Burmese government forces have launched air strikes on the Wanhai headquarters of Shan State Army-North, according to a rebel army spokesperson.
Security concerns force a closure of polls as intense fighting continues between Burmese government forces and the Shan State Army-North.
A bomb blast left four civilians injured yesterday afternoon in Monghsu, east of Shan State Army-North’s Wanhai headquarters in central Shan State.