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Burma Army soldiers captured when Karenni forces overran their outposts close to the Thai frontier. Twenty seven Burma Army soldiers were captured. Thirteen survived. Of those, four decided to join the Karenni Army while nine others were repatriated by a Thai NGO. When Burma Army troops reentered their outposts dozens lost legs after standing on landmines, or were injured by booby traps left by Karenni forces.