Post Independence Era

Taung Yan Shin Military Operation 3

       Under Taung Yan Shin Military Operation 3 which was carried out

from 10 December 1986 to 4 March 1987 in Eastern Command and

North-Eastern Command Regions of Shan State, 22630 acres of poppy

fields were sprayed by 1 PC6 plane and 3 Thrush planes. During the

operations of Nga Ye Pan Phase 7 and Taung Yan Shin Phase 3, the

Tatmadaw destroyed 40384.17 acres of poppy fields. In those operations

Tatmadaw lost 2 men, had 1 injured and lost 4 fire arms. From the

enemy side 5 were killed, 2 captured alive and 4 fire arms seized.