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Junta fires heavy weapons on residential area killing many villagers

  • By: Web Master
  • | Date: 16 November 2023
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 The Burmese army while facing the offensive from Arakan Army (AA) in western Myanmar have fired heavy weapons over the villages. At least eight people were killed and 13 injured including the children on 15 November.


The victims include three individuals from Min Bya township, one from Ann township in Rakhine State and four from Paletwa township of Chin State.


The Min Bya victims have been identified as  Swe York Hussin (20),  Mamud Alam (25) and Daw Sou Muda (50) hailing from Sin Gyi Byin Muslim village.


The injured eight people are being treated at Min Bya township hospital. The shells fired by the Min Bya-based LIB 380 hit the village at 9 pm on Tuesday.


Another deceased is identified as U Saw Shwe (75) from Tea Kant Htuang village of  Kazu Kai village-tract under Ann township.


At least five more villagers, including a minor, were seriously injured and they are now receiving medical treatment at Kan Htaung Gyi rural hospital.


The Burmese soldiers fired intentionally on the villages near to Ka Zy Kai army outpost during the night hours.


In Paletwa township, the AA members are attacking the military camp in Taraw Ai village. At least four villagers were killed in the military bombings.


On the first day of renewed fighting in Rakhine on 13 November against the junta forces four civilians were killed and 10 others injured. Casualties were reported from Mrauk U and Kyauk Taw townships in the northern Rakhine region.


In the last three days, over a dozen innocent people were killed by the army’s artillery firing. 

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