The Burmese army and ethnic rebels the Shan State Army-North have agreed to temper hostilities after over a month of fighting in the country’s northeast.
Shan State Army-North has accused government forces of resuming their assault on the rebel group, despite sending representatives to discuss a truce.
The SSA-N said it has agreed to the truce, but expressed a desire to hold discussions with the government.
Burmese government forces have launched air strikes on the Wanhai headquarters of Shan State Army-North, according to a rebel army spokesperson.
Some 200 Shan rebel troops were repelled from a command post in Kehsi Mansam by Burmese government soldiers … and their wives, state media reports.
A bomb blast left four civilians injured yesterday afternoon in Monghsu, east of Shan State Army-North’s Wanhai headquarters in central Shan State.