Junta troops continued to torch homes Tuesday in Nat Chaung, where regime air strikes have killed 20 locals and displaced thousands over the past week.
Two vehicles carrying military personnel struck landmines in Naypyitaw’s Pyinmana Township and one was blown off a cliff, the local People’s Defense Force said.
Myanmar Junta Aims to Wipe Out Armed Resistance in Three Months
The regional bloc should invite representation both from the National Unity Government and the military regime.
The order from junta No. 2 Vice Snr-Gen Soe Win comes as military casualties in resistance hotspots mount; villagers who contact PDF groups are to be ‘severely punished’.
The regime is moving reinforcements into Chin State in an attempt to crush resistance groups and take back control of the mountainous state.
Civilian resistance fighters attacked junta troops and police in ambushes and raids in Sagaing, Magwe and Kayah; atrocities against unarmed villagers reported in Kayah.
Civilian armed resistance groups staged 37 attacks against regime targets in Sagaing, Magwe, Tanintharyi and elsewhere on Sunday, the National Unity Government said.