BAGO DIVISION – A comrade from local people defense force said that inhumane junta troops burned and killed 17 civilians including 7 children from Nyaung Pin Thar village, Htantapin Township.
There were battles between junta terrorist and United Alliance force of KNU and PDF on May 10 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. near northern part of Nyaung Pin Thar village, Htantapin Township. As they suffered many casualties, junta terrorists killed innocent civilians including 7 children.
A comrade from local PDF said, “Among the victims, there are 7 children under the age of 10. They were from northern part of Nyaung Pin Thar village and their identities are not yet verified. There were still battles ongoing. We feel very sad for innocent victims and we vowed to fight terrorist junta till the end.”