Military informant assassinated in Thaton


Thaton, 1 December

An informant for military security affairs was shot to death in Kyaikaw Ward in Thuwunnawaddy townn in Mon State’s Thaton, locals confirmed to Than Lwin Times.

U Than Naing, a 50-year-old military security informant, was shot by two unknown gunmen as he was leaving a Mohingha shop on Taingkauk Road in Kyaikaw Ward at around 9:30 a.m. on November 30.

U Than Naing was wounded in the right chest and died on the way to Theinseik District Hospital.

According to locals, U Than Naing has been working as an informant for military security affairs for nearly 20 years, but Than Lwin Times was unable to independently confirm the report.

After U Than Naing was killed, soldiers, police officers, and military security personnel arrived to investigate, closing Theinseik-Winpa Road and Kyaikkaw-Thaton road and conducting searches.

On September 20, U Win Zaw, an informant for military security affairs, was shot and killed in the Ohntapin inter-village tract of Paung Township.

Since the first week of November in Thaton Township, the junta army has been firing artillery shells almost every night, raising concerns among local residents.

News – Than Lwin Times

Photo – CJ


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