Belin, 7 December
Law enforcement officials and traffic police who seize motorcycles and extort money were attacked on the Than Bridge connecting Taung Zun and Kawt Kaduk villages in Belin Township, Mon State, killing three and injuring two, said the Mon People’s Defense Force.
On December 5, around 3:30 p.m., the policemen and traffic police who used to arrest motorcycles were attacked with mines by revolutionary forces near Than Bridge.
According to Ko Saw Htoo Aung, the deputy in charge of Mon State PDF said they launched an attack on them as military target because the police and traffic police seized the motorcycles and extorted money.
Locals said that after the landmine attack, the police opened fire on the surrounding area, and the tourists did not want to go further, and some vehicles were stuck for almost an hour.
Locals said that after the landmine attack, the police deliberately opened fire on the surrounding area, and the commuters did not want to go further, and some vehicles were stuck for almost an hour.
According to locals, at least four policemen and traffic policemen were hurt in the landmine attack, but it is unknown if they died.
On November 4, a policeman from Win Ka police station was shot and killed at a pub by the road in Win Ka Village, Belin Township.
The military council has increased security in Belin Township as a result of the reports that revolutionary forces will occupy the town, and their family members have moved into the town.
News-Than Lwin Times