Shanni Nationalities Army

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Shanni Nationalities Army
ရှမ်းနီ အမျိုးသားများ တပ်မတော်
Participant in the Internal conflict in Myanmar
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Emblem of the Shanni Nationalities Army
ActiveJanuary 2016 (2016-01) – present
IdeologyShanni (Red Shan) nationalism
Area of operationsKachin State
Size300[citation needed]
AlliesState allies

Non-state allies

Opponent(s) Kachin Independence Army
Battles and war(s)Internal conflict in Myanmar
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The Shanni Nationalities Army (Burmese: ရှမ်းနီ အမျိုးသားများ တပ်မတော်; abbreviated SNA) is a Shanni insurgent group active in Kachin State, Myanmar (Burma). It was founded in January 2016 by expelled Shanni members of the Kachin Independence Army.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ""Red Shan" form army in northern Burma after demand for new state". Shan Herald Agency for News. 25 January 2016. Retrieved 8 January 2018.
  2. ^ Ghosh, Nirmal (27 February 2016). "Ethnic clashes highlight fragile peace in Myanmar". The Straits Times. Retrieved 8 January 2018.

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