Nay Pyi Taw December 5
Two civilians were injured, one seriously, by heavy weapons fired by joint forces of the KIA and the TNLA in Kutkai, northern Shan State yesterday afternoon, according to the Office of the Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services.
The joint forces attacked Kutkai at about 12:10pm with heavy artillery, three shells of which exploded in Ward-5 of the town, damaging the roofs of three houses and injuring Ma Hnin Hnin Swe and Ma Toe Toe. Ma Hnin Hnin Swe was seriously injured by shrapnel, requiring her transferrel from Kutkai Hospital to Lashio Hospital. Government troops are conducting area clearance operations in the area.
The Myawady Daily