Soon after independence, half of Myanmar was occupied by rebel forces and ethnic armed organizations fighting the then government.
The People's Defense Forces in Shan State say it destroyed a power cable supplying the military and left landmines around the site which killed around seven soldiers.
At least seven regime soldiers reportedly killed in all-day battle between Kayah ethnic armed group and the Myanmar military.
The Karenni People's Defense Force and the Karenni Army seized three military security posts in Demoso and Bawlakhe townships.
Derek Mitchell says protesters have ‘righteousness, justice, numbers and much of the world on their side.’