In Kayah State, a refugee camp and a village were attacked by an airstrike, killing two and four injured.
Kayah State, Karenni Defense Force officials said two people, including an 11-year-old child, were killed and four others were injured when the Military Council Army bombed Kyauksu Village and Dawnokhu War Refugee Camp in Mae Se Township on the Thai Myanmar border between 11:00 p.m. and 1:00 a.m. on July 11.
At 11:00 p.m. on July 11, an 11-year-old boy was killed, and two others were injured when a jet fighter attacked Kyauksu Village in Mae Se Township three times.
"At night, a jet fighter came and bombed. A young child died. Two of them were injured. A Christian church and six civilian homes were destroyed.”
Similarly, a 32-year-old man was killed, and two women were injured when the military council army bombed the Dawnokhu War Refugee Camp near the Thai Myanmar border at around 1 o'clock this morning, according to U Aung San Myint, joint secretary (2) of the Karenni Progressive Party.
"Early in the morning around 1 o'clock, a fighter jet came and dropped us four times. A man died. Two of them were injured."
Karenni Progressive Party Joint Secretary (2) U Aung San Myint said that due to the bombing, a school was destroyed, and a medical clinic and some residences were also damaged.
Officials of the Karenni Defense Force said that the Military Council Army is launching an offensive from Hpasawng Township to fully control the city of Mae Se and that military forces are being sent to the Mae Se region by air.
The People's Defense Forces Information Group of Hpasawng Township said that the Military Council Army, which had no opportunity to launch an offensive on the ground, was targeting civilian targets by relying on air and heavy weapons.
On July 4th, the military council bombed a refugee camp in the western part of Demoso, injuring three civilians, including a 2-year-old child.
The founder of the Karenni Human Rights Group, Ko Banyar, said that the military council's aerial attack on civilians who are not military targets is violating war crimes.
According to the list released by the Progressive Karenni People's Force PKPF on July 1st, From February 2021 to June 30, 2023, when the military seized power in the Military Council conducted 527 airstrikes in Southern Shan State, Mobye, Pekon, Pin Laung Township, and Kayah State,