SAGAING DIVISION – With the guidance of Yinmarbin District Headquarters, Union Liberation Front, and Buffalo People Defense Force–Loikkaw Based, comrades seized the Nyaung Pin Gyi Police Station in Nyaung Pin Gyi Village and rescued the friends of Major Naga on Friday (June 9) at 5:30 p.m.
The fighting, which lasted over one hour, killed at least ten junta troops and rescued the abductees who are the friends of Major Naga, said ULF. However, the number of rescues hasn’t been released. Major Naga formed the Myanmar Regional Dragon Army (MRDA) in Pale Township.
“We prepared for two months to seize the police station, including the weapons and ammunition. We seized the station after about one hour of battle,” said an official of Buffalo PDF.
After setting fire to the police station, the junta fighter jets fired, and one comrade from the alliances was killed as the bullet hit his abdomen. Five comrades also sustained minor injuries. ULF stated that the battle killed at least ten junta police and soldiers, and PDF comrades confiscated four G3 guns, one MA gun, one machine gun, one 79 weapons, and many ammunitions, according to an official of ULF.
Approximately a hundred junta troops are stationed as reinforcement at Nyaung Pin Gyi Village and nearby, and they set fire to civilians’ houses near the police station, forcing thousands of civilians to flee.