緬甸軍於3月8日先攻打克倫族解放軍，將於4月期間攻打撣邦軍及克倫尼軍 緬甸軍隊 Burma Army Attack in Karen, diversion in Shan 10 March 2007 S.H.A.NUnusual troop m 禮服ovements by the Burma Army units were being reported in eastern Shan State prior to the attack on 酒店兼職the Karen National Liberation Army (KNLA) 6th Brigade area opposite Thailand's Tak province on Thursday, 8 March 酒店兼職, observed both Thai and Shan sources. "The Burma Army evidently wants to keep us preoccupied," commented SSA leader Col Yawd Se 燒烤rk during a casual meeting, following a report of Burmese troops moving into Mongjawd, the gateway to the SSA's Loi Taileng and Loi Lam bases in 1 室內設計0 army trucks yesterday. Which was odd as the forward unit that had been assigned near the Loi Lam base, Infantry Battalion 226, had only been replaced by Inf 591antry Battalion 43 on 6 March, said a Thai border-watcher. Another also reported 2 more battalions near Homong, close to Loi Taileng, Infantry Battalion 296 and Light Infantry Bat 商務中心talions 422. The SSA is allied to the KNLA and Karenni Army (KA). It had taken part in the defense of the Karennis' Nyamo base in 2005 against a three-month siege by the Burma Army. Kantarawad 租屋dy Times meanwhile reported offensives against KA and SSA in April, quoting a statement by a Burma Army non-commissioned officer who recently deserted to the Karenni Army. Chiangmai News, quoting Thailand's Th 禮服ird Region Army sources, also reported that a large number of Burmese soldiers had deserted and crossed into Thailand, while others had surrendered to the rebels claiming oppression and racial discrimination in the Bur 術後面膜ma Army. .