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Canada: at least 20 soldiers killed in clashes with guerrillas in Burma

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at least 20 soldiers were killed and four other taken prisoners during the 'A confrontation with guerrillas in Demoso, in the state of Kayah, in the center-east of Burma.

A hundred soldiers launched an offensive to try to take over the cantons of the Demoso-Nanmekhon road seized by the insurrection at the end of November, reported the website The Irrawaddy, citing sources of the Karenni Nationalities Defense force (KNDF) .

The soldiers bombed the guerrilla warfare with artillery and planes, but after a day of fighting on Saturday, the military gave up the attack. The guerrillas also seized weapons and ammunition.

According to the KNDF, the soldiers belonged to the 108th infantry battalion, which they hold responsible for the massacre of 35 civilians, including women and children, and two workers from Save the Children near Moso, also in the ' State of Kayah, December 24, 2021.

Burma has been mired in civil war since the army took power following the 2021 coup. Since then, more than 2,500 people have been killed in Junta operations and 16,500 others were detained, according to the Association for Assistance to Political Prisoners in Burma (AAPP).

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