Launglon, February (5)

 A teashop owner was shot dad, and his home and shop were also set ablaze in Minyat village in Tanintharyi Region’s Launglon Township on February 3, the locals told Than Lwin Times.

Two military convoys carrying about 20 troops entered Myinyat village from Kamyawkin Bridge while opening fire before midnight.

The regime forces searched through the house of U Tin Lone, 50, attached to his tea shop and asked all family members to go downstairs and set fire to house and shop.

After burning down the house, the junta soldiers arrested U Tin Lone and took him to nearby Banana plantation where they shot him dead, and confiscated four motorcycles from his home.

Locals describe U Tin Lone as a calm person who runs a shop, and doesn’t get involved in politics.

Those regime forces raided at least four houses in Min Yat village and too the valuables.

According to the research organization, Southern Monitor, more than 350 civilians were killed and almost 200 homes were burned down in Tanintharyi Region during the military takeover.

News-Than Lwin Times

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