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Troops kill 2 civilians as they raid villages throughout Myanmar’s regional borders. — Radio Free Asia

Two locals have been shot lifeless when junta troops launched an offensive at a village in Yesagyo township in Myanmar’s Magway area, which borders Sagaing area. 

Residents stated about 170 troopers in a army column raided Pale township’s Mwe Ton village in Sagaing area after which entered Yesagyo’s Moist Khoke village. 

They recognized the 2 victims as Pho Sal, 42, and Soe Lin, 24, each male.

They have been weeding fields exterior the village on Monday when troopers appeared.

“Folks didn’t run as there was no preventing earlier than and they didn’t know troops have been coming to the village. However when [the two victims] noticed them they received scared and ran away,” stated a Moist Khoke resident, who didn’t need to be named for security causes. 

“They have been killed whereas farming close to the village… The column left the village and spent the night time in Ngwe Thar village and burned down that village too.”

He added that it isn’t identified precisely which metropolis and which battalion this column is from, however that it’s constantly conducting offensives within the villages between Magway and Sagaing areas.

On Monday the army column entered Salingyi Township’s Ngwe Thar village in Sagaing area and burned down greater than 40 homes, in keeping with residents.

The next day, a battle erupted between the troops leaving the village and the native Folks’s Protection Power, however there have been no casualties, a PDF official instructed RFA.

The army column reached close by Salingyi Township’s Sar Khar village at this time on Wednesday. About 1,000 locals from Sar Khar, Paung Wa andTaung Kyar villages fled to security, in keeping with Sar Khar residents. 

Calls to the State Administration Council spokesman for Sagaing area by RFA went unanswered on Wednesday.



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