Myanmar, Armed Conflict / War, Level 3: Multiple dead in clashes between security forces and rebels at the borders of Shan and Kayah – Myanmar

2021-08-09: On Sunday morning (08 August, local time), at least ten security personnel were killed when clashes broke out with rebels from the Karenni Army and the Karenni Nationalities Defence Force at the border between the townships of Pekon (Shan State) and Hpruso (Kayah State).
Heightened security measures and operations of security forces are to be expected. Ongoing armed clashes are to be expected. Travellers are advised to exercise high caution, to strictly avoid operations of security forces, and to follow instructions from security forces.