MAGWAY DIVISION – Yenangyaung Local People Defense Force Information Officer said that three policemen were killed when a grenade was thrown at a police station and a checkpoint in the Yenangyaung Township.
It’s been reported that on June 16, at around 5:00 a.m., a grenade attack was launched in the Ya Pyin checkpoint of the Yenangyaung Township and a policeman were killed. At around 6:00 a.m., while the policemen were drinking coffee at the Myoma police station in Yenangyaung Township, another grenade was thrown and 2 policemen were killed.
“One police dog was killed in an attack on Ya Pyin checkpoint and two police dogs at Myoma police station. We are getting less donations. We are appealing to the people to cooperate in order to carry out the next mission,” said Yenangyaung Local People Defense Force Information Officer.
The attack was jointly carried out by the Yenangyaung Local People Defense Force (Phay Kan Kaung), Chauk Guerrilla Force, Chauk People Defense Force and Magway Guerrilla warfare.