Civilian death toll surpasses 360 in Tanintharyi

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Tanintharyi, February (8)

More than 360 civilians were killed in Tanintharyi Region from February 2021, when the military took power, to the end of January this year, according to the report of Southern Monitor released on February 7.

Civilians were killed by heavy weapons during the battle, killed by the military council army and subordinate Pyu Saw Htee group, shot for no reason, and killed by the revolutionary forces.

During the conflict, civilians were killed by heavy weapons, by the military council army and its subordinate Pyu Saw Htee group, by random shootings, and some military informants were also killed by the revolutionary forces.

In January, 25 civilians were killed and eight injured, and the rate of civilian deaths and injuries continues to rise, according to the Southern Monitor.

Arson by the military council and subordinate groups destroyed nearly 230 houses in Tanintharyi Region, with 33 houses burning in January alone.

In January, there were 33 clashes in Tanintharyi Region, and more than 7,000 local residents were forced to flee their homes, according to the Southern Monitor.

The military council’s restricted sanctions make it difficult to provide humanitarian relief to the civilians escaping the violence who need dry food, shelter, and winter clothing, the Southern Monitor reported.

News-Than Lwin Times

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