TANINTHARYI DIVISION – According to the locals, a guerrilla Force attacked the Ministry of Immigration and Population (MIP) office and Military Intelligence of Myanmar (MIM) office in Launglon town, Tanintharyi division at around 12 p.m. on May 23, at the same time.
A local resident who lives nearby MIP office said that “the members of defence force attacked the junta council troops in the downtown by guerrilla warfare. We have heard that the junta council troops were killed and three ambulances have come to the MIP office.”
The locals said that the attacks are lasted for only a few minutes at each place.
There are rumours that three civil servants (junta council’s stooges) including an officer were killed, but the detailed information is not yet known.
An accountable person of Launglon township People’s Defence Team (PDT), Myeik district People’s Defence Force (PDF) Battalion 1 mentioned that “as far as we know, two people from MIP office were said to be killed, but can’t be confirmed yet. That attacks were conducted by Local PDF Guerrilla Force.”
The accountable person of Launglon PDT made an annotation that the members of guerrilla force attacked MIP office and MIM office at the same time, as the two places are located next to each other, so that the junta council stooges from MIM office couldn’t help while MIP office was attacked.
The military intelligence of Tanintharyi Military sub- division confirmed about the attacks. He added that the detailed information is still unknown.