BAGO DIVISION – Karen National Union (KNU) issued an emergency warning on the morning of August 9 not to commute both roads and waterways at Natthankwin Town of Kyaukkyi Township and at Kyauk Ta Ga Township.
It was highlighted in the warning statement not to enter into Natthankwin Town from roads or waterways, and residents from village tract of Kyauk Ta Ga Township such as Bawdikwin, Nanza, Thahtaygone,Taung Khinn, Yaytwingone, not to go out from 6p.m. to 6 a.m. and not to commute on the roads of Thamin Inn Gone, Kyauk Ta Ga and Thahtaygone areas.
KNU Brigade (3) Division (1) issued a 6-point emergency warning on August 9.
The statement mentioned that since the junta council forces are abducting local people and using them as human shields, the local people need to stay away from the military council forces and the restrictions and warnings are imposed for the security of the people.