One civilian killed, two others injured in junta shelling in KNU’s Mone Township


Mone, 26 December

Military council’s artillery fire and drone attacks killed one civilian and injured two others in Mone Township of KNU Brigade 3, reported the Karen National Liberation Army (KNLA).

The 307 Light Infantry Battalion fired a 120-mm artillery shell into Thitbyusiek village on 20 December, and the explosion killed a man and seriously injured a woman, said the statement.

On December 22, a displaced man was injured in junta drone attack on Thit Chone Pin village and aerial bombing on Mya Ni Kwin and Khin Gyi villages destroyed a monastery.

Meanwhile, on 18 December, two junta aircraft dropped 500-pound bombs on Khin Gyi, Khin Nauk Mee, Soe Pon Kwin and Mya Ni Kwin villages, said the report.

Similarly, the aerial assault destroyed a house and burned two motorcycles in Khin Nauk Mee village, said the KNU.

The number of displaced people is increasing in KNU’s Mone Township on a daily basis due to junta’s targeted attacks on civilians who are in need of food, shelter, and medical supplies, said the statement.

News-Than Lwin Times



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