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Democratic Karen Buddhist Army (DKBA)

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Title: Dooplaya Situation Update: Kyainseikgyi Township, March to May 2015
Date of publication: 26 November 2015
Description/subject: "This Situation Update describes events occurring in Kyainseikgyi Township, Dooplaya District between March and May 2015, including violent clashes between armed groups, injury caused by a landmine, and militarisation... On March 10th 2015, fighting broke out between Tatmadaw Light Infantry Battalion (LIB) #549 and LIB #231, and the Democratic Karen Benevolent Army (DKBA) in A--- section, M--- village, lasting for around 30 minutes. KHRG is unable to confirm whether any villagers were injured during the fighting... On April 17th 2015, 31-year-old Saw B--- from D--- village was hit by a landmine which was purportedly planted by the DKBA. He sustained injuries to his feet but survived the explosion.... DKBA Battalion #901 established a new army camp in C--- village on April 25th 2015..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Karen Human Rights Group (KHRG)
Format/size: pdf (159K)
Alternate URLs: http://khrg.org/sites/default/files/15-38-s1_0.pdf
Date of entry/update: 20 December 2015