TANINTHARYI DIVISION- According to Bote Pyin PDF, People Defence Joint Forces attacked the junta council checkpoint at Lay Nyar Bridge near Bangalar village in Pyigyi Mantaing Township, killing two junta soldiers and injuring many.
On May 8 at around 7:30 p.m., the junta checkpoint at Lay Nyar Bridge, was attacked by the People Defence Force Kawthaung District Battalion1 and Flying Star Force (PDF) Bote Pyin Township.
“They died on the spot in this battle and were carried away in a car and there were also injured people,” said a member of Boye Pyin Township PDF.
Even though there were casualties on the junta side, there were no casualties on the side of the People Defence Force in the attack.
After the attack, the junta council reinforced adding more than 30 junta members and security has been increased.