Mawlamyine, May (19)

More than 9,300 armed conflicts took place throughout Myanmar in more than two years since the military coup, reported the ISP-Myanmar.

In the first four months of this year, more than 1,400 clashes broke out across the country, 58 percent of which were between the combined forces of Ethnic Armed Organizations (EAOs) and the People’s Defense Forces, and regime troops.

That number is the same as the highest number of battles seen after June 2022, according to data from ISP-Myanmar.

Karen State saw the majority of the clashes, with 54 % of those in more than two years, followed by Sagaing Region with 12 %.

ISP-Myanmar reports that fighting occurred in 205 townships nationwide, with Hpapun Township in Karen State accounting for 45% of all conflicts.

According to the report, at least 442 air strikes have occurred in at least 56 townships over the last four months.

The report also stated that more than 690 civilians were killed in four months of conflicts and airstrikes, with the tragic event at Pazigyi village in Kanbalu Township of Sagaing Region being the most significant.

More than 3,500 people have been killed since the military coup in Myanmar, according to the Assistance Association of Political Prisoners (AAPP).

News – Than Lwin Times

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