As #Myanmar πŸ‡²πŸ‡² enters 2022 the #PDF and allied resistance groups are taking the initiative across the country, launching multiple hit-and-run attacks on the military.

Fighting is especially heavy in the #Demoso Township in #Kayah state…
#Myanmar πŸ‡²πŸ‡²: one example was an attack by the Eagles Army (#PDF group in Tigayaing Township) on two military patrol boats going down the Ayeryawady river.

Around 20 soldiers were reportedly killed by mine attacks on the boats. #WhatsHappeningInMyanmar
#Myanmar πŸ‡²πŸ‡²: another attack was launched by the Aung San Force (#PDF group in #Magway) who dropped explosives from a drone down on a military convoy of 150 soldiers below. #WhatsHappeningInMyanmar
#Myanmar πŸ‡²πŸ‡²: in the village of Lay Kay Kaw (#Kayin state) ethnic #Karen rebels of the #KNLA are trying to hold off a military incursion into their region. #WhatsHappeningInMyanmar

#Myanmar πŸ‡²πŸ‡²: the most intense fighting of the New Year's is taking place in and around #Demoso in #Kayah state where #PDF units together with the ethnic Karenni #KNDF and #KA armies seem to be trying to expel the military regime in it's entirety. #WhatsHappeningInMyanmar
#Myanmar πŸ‡²πŸ‡²: another flashpoint of the fighting is the Kokang region of eastern #Shan where the ethnically Chinese #MNDAA is clashing with the military around the town of Mongkoe, sezing quantities of weaponry.

#Myanmar πŸ‡²πŸ‡²: local #PDF fighters managed to overrun a police station in the Tanintharyi Township, close to #Thailand, setting fire to the building after the confiscated anything of value. #WhatsHappeninglnMyanmar
#Myanmar πŸ‡²πŸ‡²: as the fighting intensifies more recruits are finishing up their training and preparing to to join the fight across the country.

Top-L: #BPLA, #Yangon region
Top-R: #MSRU, #Mon State
Bottom-L: #PDF, #Tanintharyi region
bottom-R: #CDF, #Chin state
#Myanmar πŸ‡²πŸ‡²: amateur footage shows #TNLA rebels entering the city of #Namkham in northern #Shan where fighting has erupted with the military.

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