The KNDF announced that only one town of Loikaw remains under the control of the terrorist military council in Karenni, and the rest of the areas are under the control of the revolutionary forces.
According to the KNDF's 2nd-anniversary military information release, only one town of Loikaw remains under the administration of the terrorist military council in Karenni, and the rest of the areas are under the control of the revolutionary forces.
Starting from 2021 May, the Terrorist Military Council Army, the local battalions in Karenni Land, in addition to the offensive was conducted with 5 divisions such as the 66th Division, Division (99), SaKaKha (2), SaKaKha (7), and the 101st Division.
Therefore, in the city of Demoso, where the current battle is taking place, It has been reported that the towns of Hpruso and Bawlakhe were deserted, leaving only the military council battalions and their family members.
Although there are military council troops in the rest of the townships, they are under the administration of the respective ethnic armed forces, and the remaining townships and regions are under the control of the relevant Karenni Revolutionary Forces and People's Defense Forces, except for the city quarters controlled by the military council, KNDF said.
During the 2 years since the establishment of the Karenni National Defense Force (KNDF), 22 battalions and 6 military strategies were firmly established, and deployed in various townships across Karenni State and the southern townships of Shan State.
During that battle, the KNDF and the Karenni Revolutionary Forces were able to wipe out more than 2,065 terrorist military council soldiers and captured 41 terrorist military council soldiers alive, according to the statement.
In addition, they were able to attack and seize (10) front-line camps of the Military Council Army, and they were able to capture some checkpoints. In addition, during (2) years, they seized a large number of weapons and ammunition from the terrorist Military Council troops.
152 civilians were killed due to the unlawful killings by the terrorist military council army in Karenni land, in addition to heavy weapons and airstrikes. (162) were injured and destroyed by fire, more than 422 residential houses were destroyed due to heavy weapons attacks and aerial attacks, and 12 religious' buildings, 6 schools, and 16 clinics were also damaged.
In addition, the KNDF said in a statement that the terrorist military council army has committed two (2) mass murders of civilians, including monks and nuns, in Karenni State and southern Shan State, as well as unlawful arrests, torture, and killings.
In addition to committing war crimes targeting civilians, the terrorist army has blatantly violated international laws that armed forces must abide by and committed crimes against humanity, he said.
The Karenni National Defense Force (KNDF) has pledged that it will continue to fight until the revolution succeeds, as the KNDF lost 153 revolutionary soldiers during the 2-year revolution.