|KIA illegal logging camp at Mone-dane-par Village|
near Mansi Town in Bamaw District.
According to the army’s official site Myawaddy a fierce battle started when troops from Burma Army’s Ma-pa-kha Command tried to stop illegal logging activities near the KIA-controlled Mone-dain-par Village of Mansi Township in Bamaw District.
There were intensive clashes between KIA 12th Battalion and Burmese Army units from Northern Regional Command on October-22. According to a senior officer from Army’s Northern Command (Ma-pa-kha) army units were sent into KIA-controlled area in the Mansi Township of Bamaw District to arrest the illegal loggers there.