Myanmar, Armed Conflict / War, Level 3: Intense clashes between junta troops and rebels – Loikaw, Myanmar

2022-01-19: On Wednesday (19 January) anti-coup fighters attacked a government office in Loikaw with rockets and grenades. According to local media, dozens of junta troops have been killed in the attack. In recent days the military conducted air and artillery strikes in the area.
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.