November 15, 2023

Armed conflicts and attacks

2023 Israel–Hamas war

Myanmar civil war

Operation 1027

The pro-democracy National Unity Government says that over 200 junta troops and their families have surrendered to rebel forces near the border with China. (NHK World)

The military junta imposes a curfew in Sittwe, the capital of Rakhine State, with tanks reported on the city's streets. The Arakan Army reportedly captures dozens of policemen and soldiers. (Reuters)

The Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army claims that an entire battalion of the military surrendered to the Three Brotherhood Alliance in Shan State. (NBC News)

Junta spokesperson Zaw Min Tun accuses rebel groups of "destroying the whole country" and says that reports of captured military bases are "propaganda". (The Business Standard)

Operation 1107

Karenni rebels in Kayah State capture Loikaw University, evacuating 170 members of the university staff and their families, as fighting continues in the city. (The Irrawaddy)

Russian invasion of Ukraine

War in Sudan

Violence between rival tribes in South Darfur kills at least 30 people over three days of clashes. (Radio Dabanga)

Battle of Khartoum

Fighting continues in Jabal Awliya, south of Khartoum, with local sources claiming that the Rapid Support Forces took control of the Al Najumi air base and a road connecting the city to White Nile State. (Sudan Tribune)

Disasters and incidents

2023 Doda bus accident

A bus carrying passengers slides off the road and falls down a 300-foot valley in Doda district, Jammu and Kashmir, India, killing at least 39 people and injuring 19 others. (TOI)