There is a tense battle between the military council forces and the PDF, and nearly eight thousand people are fleeing the war and need urgent assistance in Tanintharyi Township
Due to clashes between the military council forces and the People's Defense Joint Forces in Tanintharyi Township Myeik District in Tanintharyi Region, the military situation is tense; many local residents are fleeing the war and need urgent assistance, according to the Dona-Tanintharyi War Refugee Support Group.
On the 1st April 2023, after the joint attack of the People's Defense Forces on the Military Council's Yay Phyu ByuharGone, the military intensity of both sides increased, and currently, the number of local refugees from 5 village groups in Tanintharyi Township is increasing.
According to the information collected by the Dona-Tanintharyi IDP Support Group, more than 1,500 households from these 5 villages, nearly 8,000 people are fleeing the war, and nearly 400 children under the age of 1, about 800 children between the ages of 1 and 5 are involved.
The Dona-Tanintharyi IDP Support Group said that the local IDPs are fleeing to nearby villages which are in need of food and medical aid.
"People from areas away from the war can donate directly to NwayOo MyitTar - War Refugee Support Group to provide humanitarian aid, or the Dona-Tanintharyi - War Refugee Support Group," he said.
Also yesterday, the Military Council troops attacked Tanintharyi Township. According to a local resident, the homes of the local residents of KannTo village were burnt down and at least 7 houses were destroyed.
Yesterday morning, there was still a fight between the military council troops and the People's Defense Forces near the village of Chaung Nyi Ko, near the village of Kanto.