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After the coup, more than 600 civilians were killed in airstrikes.

After the coup, more than 600 civilians were killed in airstrikes.

After the coup, 634 civilians were killed due to airstrikes by the military council, Nyanlinthit Research Group announced on May 22.

From February 2021 to 2023, until the end of April, the report was published after observing the air strikes and civilian casualties.


In the first four months of 2023, 454 airstrikes were carried out, killing 292 civilians. In 2021, 153 airstrikes were carried out and 74 civilians were killed. In 2022, 820 airstrikes were carried out and 268 civilians were killed.

The township where the most civilians were killed was Sagaing Division. 188 people died in Kanbalu Township. The township most affected by air strikes is Karen State, Myawaddy Township, there were 164 airstrikes after the military coup.

In the past two years and four months, the military junta has carried out the most airstrikes in Karen State, it's about 322 times. After that, Sagaing was second with 295 times. Kayah State was the third most with 184 times, and Kachin State was the fourth most with 156 times.

According to the report, the military council has been increasing its airstrikes year by year, and civilian casualties continue to rise.



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