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- February 26, 2024
A local resident informed that approximately 50 junta
soldiers entered the village at around 9 am on Monday and carried out the arson
"Since last night, they have been firing
artillery shells and also using small arms continuously. This morning, they
deployed a helicopter to devastate Taw Kan village with arson attacks. The
sight of smoke rising from the village at a distance is distressing. These
inhumane actions leave us at a loss for words. We had to escape with a piece of
clothing only," he added.
A resident of Taw Kan village told Narinjara News that at approximately 3:30 pm on 14 January, a helicopter fired shots between Taw Kan and Wah Bo villages under Sittwe township. Consequently, the villagers of Taw Kan fled to safer places.
Narinjara News communicated with a villager who
conveyed that around 80 houses are engulfed by the flame.
According to the Rakhine political analysts, the junta
was grappling with substantial losses in the ongoing conflicts against the
Arakan Army (AA) and the soldiers are now forcing on innocent civilians. They
also resorted to firing artillery shells at villages and wards continuously.
The residents stated that the fire in Taw Kan village
damaged over 200 houses and the arson continued till 10 am on Monday.
On 23 December at around 2 pm, approximately 50
soldiers entered the wharf in Taw Kan village and took away numerous bags of
rice and other items.