Shanni Nationalities Army
|Shanni Nationalities Army|
ရှမ်းနီ အမျိုးသားများ တပ်မတော်Participant in the Internal conflict in Myanmar
Emblem of the Shanni Nationalities Army
|Active||January 2016– present|
|Ideology||Shanni (Red Shan) nationalism|
|Area of operations||Kachin State|
|Opponent(s)||Kachin Independence Army|
|Battles and war(s)||Internal conflict in Myanmar|
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.
- ""Red Shan" form army in northern Burma after demand for new state". Shan Herald Agency for News. 25 January 2016. Retrieved 8 January 2018.
- Ghosh, Nirmal (27 February 2016). "Ethnic clashes highlight fragile peace in Myanmar". The Straits Times. Retrieved 8 January 2018.
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