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29 December 2022

Thantlang clashes



SAC and CNA/CDF joint forces clash in Thantlang

On 29 December 2022, according to the Chin Defense Force (CDF), the ‘Tilim Operation’ commenced. The operation targeted an SAC base in Thantlang and involved CDF-Thantlang and Chin National Army (CNA) joint forces. The Chin Journal reported that from the 30 December 2022 to the 1 January 2023, there were clashes between the SAC and SNA/CDF. Media claimed that four SAC personnel were killed and many wounded. During the three-day battle, there were no claims of casualties among CNA/CDF-Thantlang forces. Myanmar Witness could not verify reports of any SAC casualties.

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