MAGWAY DIVISION – An official from YDF_Yaw Defense Force said that two junta army were killed and some ammunition was seized in a battle on a ridge near San village, Kyaukhtu township.
A military column of about 180 soldiers came to control the Santaung area which military important for the junta army, was attacked. Two junta army were killed and four were injured on June 3, 5:30 p.m.
” They retreated into the Kyaukhtu township yesterday(June 2). When we saw them coming up, we started shooting. Then it took more than half an hour for them to shoot back. They retreated because they knew that we were at their place. They came to clear the area,” said an official from Yaw Defense Force.
The attack was a joint attack by the Yonaka Column led by the YDF and the Gangaw District Battalion (9th) Division (1st) Yaw Chaung Division – Kyaukhtu PDF. The People’s Defense Forces were successful without any harm and some of the ammunition used by the junta army was seized.