The battle between the Military Council Army and the TNLA is happening on the China-Myanmar border.
Residents told RFA that since the morning of September 17, the military council army and The Ta'ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) have been fighting fiercely near Weinnang village, Northern Shan State, China-Myanmar border Muse Township. A resident said that the battle had been going on for the whole day yesterday and that the war was still tense. "Weinnang is the exit from the Muse to Namhkam. It happened next to the creek near the Panghkam bridge. They shoot both small arms and the big ones as well. Today it's a little calmer, but the situation is still tense." He said that there were no civilian casualties due to the battle between the two armies.
A resident of Namkat village said that the Military Council fired heavy weapons from the hill station of the 105-mile trade zone towards the hills near Seilant and Namkat village. "Big weapons are being built up to this side. Now that both sides are close, we don't know when the situation will happen again."
On September 18, the TNLA reported on September 18 that there was a battle with the 99th Division of the Military Council that came to Namkat village from Huongpaw village, Muse Township, and the KhaMaYa 419 troops yesterday morning at around 8:00 am.
According to the statement, during the battle, the military council fired 11 rounds of heavy artillery fire at the Huongpaw village, once near the Namkat village, five rounds of heavy artillery were fired at Loipat village from the 105-mile camp, heavy weapons were fired seven times near the Manmai village. According to the TNLA's statement, similarly, there are almost daily battles between the Military Council and TNLA forces in Mogok Township, Mandalay Region.
From July 23 to September 17 of this year, 43 battles took place between the Military Council and TNLA forces.