Burma Army Air Attacks in Sagaing Region killed at least 7 civilians

Reuters – Myanmar’s army has airstrikes on a village in Sagaing region. the middle of the country At least seven civilians were killed, according to eyewitnesses and the BBC Burmese news agency.

The Southeast Asian nation has been in crisis since the military took power almost two years ago, ending a decade-long step towards democracy. And caused dissatisfaction around the world and also caused the opponents in the country to set up a counterattack.

According to eyewitnesses and BBC Myanmar reports, which Reuters cannot independently verify. It said military planes dropped bombs on the village of Motarle of Katha town late Wednesday.

Reuters was unable to contact a junta spokesman for comment.

According to eyewitnesses and media reports, seven villagers were killed, with some being cremated beyond recognition. And at least five others were injured.

Xin, 44, a resident of the area that saw the blast. It said dozens of houses were destroyed. Communication lines and power lines were severely damaged in some districts.

“A body that was badly burned was buried last night. And many more are going to be buried today,” said Xin, who declined to give full names for security reasons, adding that residents in the village of Motarle fled fearing air strikes. repeat

Myanmar has been rocked by fighting since the army seized power from an elected government in February. 2021, sometimes armed resistance movements have been formed across the country. to which the army responded with violent force

The UN Security Council called for an end to the violence and called on the Burma Army to release all political prisoners, including Aung San Suu Kyi.

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