BAGO DIVISION – Bago People’s Defence Force (Bago PDF) reported that one junta soldier and two Pyu Saw Htee (junta-backed militias) were killed and four weapons were confiscated during an attack which is part of Operation Nan Htike Aung.
It is stated that Bago PDF detonated a bomb near Zayatkone electricity transformer in Kwinmyauk Ward, Kyauktaga Township at 9:55 p.m. on Tuesday (September 20), and carried out another detonation when the junta soldiers came to check the area, killing three junta soldiers and injuring another one seriously. One M1 rifle, one MA3 rifle, two Carbines, 115 MA3 bullets and 145 Carbine bullets were said to be seized from the attack.
“It is true that bomb explosion and shooting occurred last night (September 20). There are strict checks throughout Kyauktaga this morning (September 21),” said an owner of a motorcycle mechanics shop in Kyauktaga.