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Junta forces kill 2 inmates, AA evacuates the rest

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  • | Date: 01 February 2024
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The junta soldiers shot dead  two inmates among those captured in the 379th light infantry battalion based in Minbya township of Rakhine State.


According to a Minbya resident Ko Kyaw Nyunt was one of the two individuals who was fatally shot.


Three Brotherhood Alliance in a media statement confirmed the killing of two inmates in their statement released last evening.


"The soldiers from the 379th battalion, based in Minbya locality of Rakhine State, violated the human rights of two civilians. These individuals, held in arbitrary detention since 2022, were shot to death in their cell during their confinement," added the statement.


He added that Arakan Army (AA) fighters had successfully evacuated those remaining inmates.


"The inmates, who were evacuated from Minbya police station, were arrested from a chicken farm by the 379th battalion. I came to know that Ko Kyaw Nyunt and another individual were shot dead. The AA fighter managed to evacuate the rest of the inmates," said a Minbya resident.


Nyi Daung Chay, the ward administrator of Okkar Pyan, a youth from Na Yan and several youths from Pauktaw and Rathedaung localities were evacuated.


Narinjara News can not reveal the exact number of inmates who were evacuated.


Meanwhile, the 379th battalion soldiers were retreating toward the mountain, where the 541st battalion is based, following the offensive launched by AA members.

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