Kawkayeik, June (24)

More than 20,000 civilians have been displaced in a month due to junta attacks targeting civilians in the territories held by KNU Brigade 6, reported information team of Dooplayar District on June 23.

In May, the junta army carried out nine airstrikes and 102 rounds of heavy artillery fire against communities in Dooplayar District, targeting civilians.

The attacks killed three civilians, including one child, and injured 17 others, one of whom was a child, destroying a Christian Church, 26 houses, and one vehicle.

In addition, three revolutionary comrades, including a female, lost their lives and two others sustained injuries in junta airstrikes and artillery shelling, according to the statement.

The KNU said that the displaced people do not have enough accommodation, food, and health supplies in the rainy season, and some need medical treatment.

According to the Karen Human Rights Group (KHRG), the military council forces targeted the civilians in the KNU’s Kawthoolei area, conducted more military activities, violated human rights, and instilled fear among people, prompting more than 600,000 to flee their homes.

News- Than Lwin Times


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