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A civilian was killed in Kanbalu Township, and about 10,000 local residents are fleeing the war.

A civilian was killed in Kanbalu Township, and about 10,000 local residents are fleeing the war.



Kanbalu Township in Sagaing division, on the 10th and 11th of this month, the military council troops entered two villages in Chapthin District and Thangone District and set them on fire.

"The convoy is always there in Kanbalu District. Bo Te Gone Village in Thangone District was burned down on June 10th, and Pegone Village was burned down on June 11th. One of the innocent residents named U Win Thein of Pidoukpin Village was arrested and killed, and a resident of PintTharGyi village named U Swel was abducted," an official of the Kyung Hla Activists Group.



The deceased U Win Thein was arrested and killed in Pidoukpin village where he lived on June 10th, when the military council troops entered Thangone district.


Due to the invasion of this column, within two days, it is also reported that the number of civilians fleeing war and fire has risen to 10,000 in Chapthin District and Thangone District and Kanbalu District.



On June 10th, about 100 military council troops and Pyu Saw Htee burned down 20 houses in BoTeGone Village in Htangone District, according to a statement from the Kyun Hla Activists Group.


In addition, on June 11th, nearly 140 people of the army burned down 28 houses and 15 rice barns in Pekone village in Chapthin district.



At present, due to the incursion of two military council columns, residents of Zin village and nearby villages in Chapthin district, as well as BoTeGone and nearby villages in Htangone district, are fleeing to safety.


"They are in need of basic food, basic medicine, and umbrellas. Another thing is that they also need medicines like antidotes for snakes," added one of the war helpers.


According to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA) on May 6th, there are nearly 750,000 people who have fled their homes in Sagaing.

In addition, in the statement from Data For Myanmar, a research group on March 19th, 2023, as of February 28th, 60,459 civilian homes have been destroyed by the military council army and its subordinate groups.



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