MAGWAY DIVISION – The Local Defense Forces said that the military group had been killed in a raid on East Bhonekan village, where the military group was stationed in Pakokku Township, and a revolutionary comrade was also killed.
The Earthquake People’s Defense Force informed that they approached East Bhonekan village in Pakokku Township at around 3:00 a.m., June 11, and attacked the military council troops stationed in that village at around 5:00 a.m.
There was an exchange of fire until around 6:00 a.m., and there were casualties among members of the Military Council. A 23-year-old comrade also died after being shot in the abdomen by a bullet, said the leader of the Myaing People Defense Force, Major Letyar.
“When the news got out, their side fired first. A comrade from Pakokku District 2 was killed. Junta’s casualties have not yet been known. They are about 20 strong. We are about 60,” said the leader of the Myaing People Defense Force, Major Leya.
According to the Earthquake People Defense Force, they were able to enter and shoot at the school campus occupied by the military council, and because of reports that reinforcements had arrived from the Pakukku industrial zone, they could not continue to occupy the side of the monastery occupied by the military group.
It’s been reported that the casualties of the military group in that battle are being investigated. The operation was carried out by the Earthquake People Defense Force, Myaing People Defense Force Battalion (2) Company (1), Middle Revolution Task Force (MRTF), King Cobra Royal Defense Force, Rural Guerrilla Forces (Myaing), PKU N PDF, and Pakokku District Battalion (2).