Military helicopter reportedly shot down in Homelin


Homelin, 6 February

  Local resistance groups in Sagaing Region shot down a military helicopter during an armed clash near Shwe Pyi Aye Myothit in Homelin Township on 3 February, according to the report of National Unity Government.

The report said that People Defense Force Battalion (1) in Khamti district, Homelin PDF-124, Homeline PDF Myogyo and the allied forces carried out the mission.

Twenty persons of soldiers and Pyusawhti members were killed, while two PDF members died in the battle.

Until 1 February evening, the local PDFs have conquered Shwe Pyi Aye Myothit, according the local forces.

The resistant forces have also warned the public not to travel along waterways of Homelin-Shwe Pyi Aye and Shwe Pyi Aye-Phaungpyin as the clashes are intensifying with the junta troops.

News—Than Lwin Times


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