- Web Master
- February 17, 2024
8 o'clock in the morning, the intense fighting persists between the AA fighters
and junta forces. The sound of artillery shells and machine gun firing
spread across the locality.
fighters are launching attacks on soldiers stationed at Thein Taung hill-based
military camp," said a Ramree resident.
hill-based camp, situated in south Okkala ward of Ramree township, came
under attacks by the AA fighters at 8 am on 24 January.
resident informed Narinjara News that during the fighting, several houses in
south Okkala ward, located at the base of Thein Taung mountain, caught fire
because of artillery shells fired by the junta forces.
present, smoke is visible in the ward. The battle continued till 9
am," he added.
January at approximately 7 pm, the navy personnel launched around 10 artillery
shells targeting Ramree town from the mouth of Ramree creek.
Also on 22
January, the AA fired ten improvised rockets at the largest naval headquarters
on the Rakhine coast near Kyaukphyu, resulting in casualties and damages.
township, on 18 December 2023, there was a clash between junta forces and the
AA fighters on the mountain, where Aung Chan Thar pagoda is located, which is
200 meters south of the township.
conflict, the junta forces launched attacks using a range of weapons, including
jet fighters, helicopters from navy vessels and also hill-based battalions.
Since the afternoon of 18 December, the residents from urban wards sought
refuge in nearby villages.