KARENNI STATE- According to relatives and family of Captain Myo Thiha, he had been killed in a battle at Karenni State on May 20 and the funeral was held without his body.
Captain Myo Thiha from Infantry Battalion 517, based in Mongpawn (Maingpun) Town, Southern Shan State, got married in February 2023.
“As far as I know, he didn’t even get much leave after the wedding and forced to go to the frontline. Now, his funeral is held in the battalion without his body,” reported a source from the battalion.
The junta council reportedly informed his death during a battle in the Karenni frontline to the family without his body being recovered, stated a close family friend.