MYANMAR – It has been reported that during the battle, a comrade from Bamar People’s Liberation Army (BPLA) sacrificed his life for the country with the bullet pierced injury into his head.
Mr. Saung Kha, the chief commander of BPLA, mentioned that “while the revolutionary forces were trying to capture the junta council’s military camp, the comrade from BPLA was killed as the bullet pierced into his head.”
The alliance of Karen National Liberation Army (KNLA) and Burma People’s Liberation Army (BPLA) attacked a military camp of the combination of the junta council troops and Border Guard Forces (BGF) in Karen National Union (KNU) controlled, brigade 5 territory, in Karen state, on the evening of June 5. The comrade Min Chit Oo sacrificed his life for the country during that battle. The results of the battle have not been released yet.
The chief commander continued that “in the front line, comrades have to climb the mountain for three hours to get to the place where internet connection is available. So, I only received a report and some photos. The detailed information of the battle are still being asked.”
A 24-year-old Min Chit Oo (Personal Number BA – 00047) was a member since the basic military training batch 2 and he was also an instructor.
He won the exemplary soldier award at the end of NCO (Non-commissioned Officer) training. After that he was assigned to the front line.
BPLA stated he even won the respect of his fellow commander because of his efforts, altruistic behaviour and carry out his duties without grumbling in the revolution.
BPLA also stated that his death is a priceless loss for the army and express its condolences to his family.
It has been two years since BPLA was established. During two years, a total of 7 comrades have sacrificed their lives for the country.