Soldiers reportedly responded to a mine blast near Myin Hpu by firing indiscriminately on the village for an hour
Group claims responsibility for landmine that struck Sittwe-based coach reportedly carrying soldiers in Ponnagyun Township on Sunday.
Sick children are among the group, who lack food and shelter; they claim Tatmadaw torched their homes, aid worker says.
Report calls for release of political prisoners, says gov’t rhetoric has ‘exacerbated tensions’ with Arakanese
Victims believed to be two Arakanese and one Rohingya resident of Buthidaung
Civilians flee villages in northern Rahkine as fighting with Arakan Army intensifies
AA claims to have killed gov’t soldiers, seized weapons during nearly a week of border firefights
Each side accuses the other of violating bilateral ceasefire; no one injured in the fighting
Around 200 villagers flee fighting in northern Shan; no details yet on casualties
Rights group claims villagers beaten, accused of helping RCSS/SSA; Tatmadaw also allegedly looted livestock
This week’s clashes have also left more than 600 Shan villagers homeless, local residents say.