Battle for Pangwa

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Battle of Pangwa
Part of Kachin conflict
Date 21–30 April 2012
Location Chipwi Township, Burma
Result KIA Victory


Kachin Independence Army
500 Unknown
Casualties and losses
140 soldiers killed
(KIA claim)
27 fighters killed

The Battle for Pangwa was fought between the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) and the government of Myanmar. Fighting occurred in late April when the KIA launched an offensive to capture the Burmese military posts around Pangwa, Kachin. They succeeded and the Burmese army retreated from the area b the end of April.[1]


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