Palaw, April (7)

The junta troops fired heavy weapons into Wattoe village in Palaw Township, Tanintharyi region, where martial law had been imposed, injuring seven people, three of whom were children, the locals confirmed to Than Lwin Times.

At least four mortar rounds were launched at Wattoe village by regime soldiers stationed in Palaw Gone on April 5 at around 9:30 a.m.

The shells exploded after falling on houses near the school in Wattoe village.

The explosion injured all seven family members, including two-year-old Maung Kaung Wa, four-year-old Ma Wyne Pone Chit, and eight-year-old Maung Toetat Aung.

The injured were taken to a nearby hospital, said a local, adding that a child and a woman are in critical condition.

On the morning of April 6, the same junta troops fired heavy weapons into the Wattoe village, causing some residents to flee.

After the declaration of martial law in Palaw Township, there have been frequent clashes between the junta army and the revolutionary forces, and civilians have been injured or killed by the junta’s artillery shelling.

News – Than Lwin Times

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