The UN said it was working to ‘assess criminal responsibility’ for the air and ground assault on a school in Sagaing Region that left a dozen children dead.
The NUG’s Human Rights Ministry has issued a statement identifying the victims, including seven children, and one of the military units involved.
The Catholic leader referred to the junta’s recent massacre of schoolchildren in Depayin, urging that their ‘cries not go unheard’.
Eyewitnesses and relatives recall the Myanmar military’s horrific air and ground assault on a school in Sagaing that left 11 children dead and many injured last Friday.
The horrific massacre of nine children and six adults at a school in Sagaing Region shows that the junta’s terror campaign will spare no one.
After the attack in Sagaing’s Depayin Township, junta forces removed and cremated the bodies and took the injured away to another township, locals said.
Over 380 children have been killed, some 1,400 detained and 250,000 forced to flee their homes since the coup, the UN’s human rights rapporteur Tom Andrews has found.