Junta troops carrying rations attacked by landmines in Thaton, killing 2 soldiers

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Thaton, August (6)

The military troops carrying rations hit the landmines near Wanbeinn village in Mon State’s Thaton Twonship, killing two soldiers, the Karen National Liberation Army (KNLA) of Thaton District told Than Lwin Times.

On August 3, about 30 troops of the No.401 Infantry Battalion and No.410 Light Infantry Battalion under the 8th Military Operation Command struck the landmines on their way back to their camp after collecting the rations.

A commander of KNLA said two soldiers were killed on the spot after being hit by mines.

He added that the troops receiving military rations from the 8th Military Operation Command were stationed in Lay Kay and Wintapan villages in Belin Township.

The junta troops who hit the mines left the camp on August 4 after staying at Painnetaw Monastery.

In a few days, the regime troops stationed in Wintapan village, Belin Township have threatened to fire heavy weapons into the village if the KNLA joint forces attack their camp.

News – Than Lwin Times

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