Almost 400 homes were destroyed in Sagaing Township due to the military junta’s airstrikes.
Residents said that nearly 400 homes were destroyed by three airstrikes on May 22 when the Military Council troops attacked Padu Village in Sagaing Township. Three airstrikes on May 22, once at noon, once at 2:00 p.m., and once at 5:00 p.m.
A resident said that the airstrikes occurred after local defense forces tried to storm the military council police station in Padu village on May 21.
"The police station was surrounded by revolutionary forces. It came to help and shot it.”Residents said that nearly 1,300 homes in Padu village were destroyed by the airstrike.
Since May 19th, the army of the military council, which is more than 100, around 10,00 residents of the surrounding villages have cleared the area in the Padu, including Kangyikone, Kyaukpanan, Ywarthit., were forced to flee their homes.
In the two years and four months since the military coup, there were 295 airstrikes in Sagaing, according to a report by the Nyanlinthit Research Group on May 22.