- Web Master
- February 17, 2024
According to a statement issued by Three Brotherhood Alliance both the battalions were captured by AA fighters at around 11:50 pm on Monday.
Earlier the AA captured the 376th
light infantry battalion, operating under 9th military operations command
(MOC-9) of the military junta in Kyauktaw on 2 February last.
The 378th battalion under MOC-9, which used terrorise the civilians and even destroyed Mrauk-U historical and cultural heritages, was defeated on 5 February.
On 30 January, the
Kyauktaw-based 374th battalion was captured by AA fighters. Now the
376th battalion has gone to
Currently, the MOC-9 and
375th battalion in Kyauktaw locality remains out of AA’s control.
The AA also captured the
Mrauk-U-based 540th battalion on 30 January. Now they have
captured the 378th battalion.
The 377th light infantry
battalion and 31st police battalion in Mrauk-U are also facing attacks by AA
fighters and those may fall very soon.
The conflicts across the
Rakhine region are escalating as the AA continues its attacks on the
remaining junta camps in Minbya, Kyauktaw and Mrauk-U townships.
However, the clashes
in Rathedaung, Ponnagyun, Ramree (Yanbye) and Ann townships are yet to be
intense. But the junta forces persisted in launching attacks using air force
and navy personnel.
The offensive, initiated on
4 February continues and the AA fighters have targeted Taung Pyo Let Wae
camp, a border guard camp in Maungdaw township, situated along the
The AA is actively pursuing and attacking the junta soldiers attempting to escape. Some even crossed into Bangladesh. Over 100 border guard police personnel entered Bangladesh yesterday and many are joining them today also.
The navy warship fired more
than 10 artillery shells over Pyin Chaung Gyi village under Ramree and
its adjacent areas, added the statement.