Kawkayeik, 2 December
The junta shelling and aerial assaults resulted in civilian casualties during the battle between the two sides in Karen’s Kawkayeik, said locals.
There has been intense.m. on December 1.
fighting between the junta army and the Karen National Liberation Army (KNLA) in Khin Neim Mu, Thabyaykon, Myodawoo, Chaungtaung, and neighborhoods in the town since 4:00 a
The artillery fire and airstrikes by the regime forces have trapped many civilians, including travelers.
According to local and social aid organizations, at least ten injured civilians have been trapped in the fighting, and one woman has been killed.
The battle is still ongoing as of this evening in Kawkayeik, with the military council launching at least six airstrikes.
Meanwhile, the KNLA joint forces occupied Kawt Nwet military camp during the battle, according to ground sources.
It has been reported that dozens of soldiers raised white flags and surrendered during the Kawkayeik battle, but Than Lwin Times has not been able to independently confirm the report.
The Myawaddy-Kawkayeik Asia Highway is currently closed due to fighting between the two sides, and hundreds of vehicles are reportedly trapped in the fighting.
News-Than Lwin Times