MYANMAR – On May 7, the People’s Defence Force (Military Headquarters) under the National Unity Government (NUG) reported on the military situation that occurred in May.
There were fierce fights between the Resistance Fighters of Pyinoolwin District Battalion – 509 under People’s Defence Force (PDF) in No (1) Military Region, Pyinoolwin People’s Defence Organization, Nine PDF, and Northern PDF allied forces and the terrorist junta forces in the villages, located along the border of Thabeikkyin and Singu townships between May 2 and 4.
On May 2, the fascist junta column with around 100 forces carried out offensive attacks on the U Phoe Seik mountain in the west of Nwe Yone and Khun Hnit Te Su villages of Singu Township, and fired with 81mm mortar twice.
The allied Revolutionary Forces attacked that atrocious junta column with grenades-equipped drones, a series of mines and light weapons and the junta forces also recklessly fired back with heavy weapons.
Moreover, the murderous junta forces unprovokedly launched at least 15 times of artillery attacks on Shwe Kyin Village in Singu Township, injuring a woman in her 58s by those attacks.
On May 3, that fascist junta carried out an offensive attack again in Nga Tant Aing Village, along the border of Thabeikkyin and Singu townships, and the skirmish broke out. The junta forces stationed in U Phoe Seik mountain recklessly launched at least 20 times of artillery attacks, according to the statement.
People’s Defence Force (PDF) and allied Revolutionary Forces raided the hill where the junta’s 81mm mortar was set up, and they were able to seize the junta’s 81mm mortar during the attack.