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Intense clashes erupt between Arakan Army and junta forces in southern Buthidaung

Intense clashes between the Arakan Army (AA) and junta forces erupted near Sai Tin bridge in southern Buthidaung locality of Rakhine State.


"The clashes began on 28 January morning and persisted for many hours," said a resident.

He added that the clashes unfolded on and around the bridge.


"I heard that the military junta suffered a huge loss. It seems, the AA fighters attacked the junta soldiers stationed on the bridge and base near it. However, the details are yet to be known," he said.

From around 6:40 am on 27 January, the clashes broke out near Kyar Nyo Pyin bridge camp of  Buthidaung township and the fighting continued till next day, reported the Three Brotherhood Alliance.

There are reported casualties among the soldiers in that battle.

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