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Bodies of seven junta’s troops are wrapped up with garbage bags and dumped at a local cemetery

Yangon (Chindwin): Bodies of Myanmar junta’s troops, who died during a clash with the KNU/KNLA Brigade 6 on 20 October, were reportedly wrapped up with black garbage plastic bags and dumped at the local cemetery of Thanbyuzayat town, Mon State.  

Seven junta’s troops, including Major Than Win Tun, were killed during a clash with the KNU/KNLA on the main highways of the Three Pagodas and Thanbyuzayat townships, according to a local news outlet, RiSE News. 

“The Fighting took place on the highways between Thampura and Anang Kwin villages located on the Three Pagodas-Thanbyuzayat Road and killed seven junta’s troops, including Major Than Win Tun, the acting commander of 283rd Light Infantry Battalion based in Kyaing Seik Gyi,” a source close to KNU/KNLA told Rise News. 

The KNU/KNLA also claimed that they seize weapons and damage a vehicle of the junta’s troops. 

The clash was said to have occurred on the night of 20 October, as the junta’s troops moved into Lut Shan village located on the Three Pagodas -Thanbyuzayat Road. KNU/KNLA claimed that they killed one soldier and wounding six others, including a major, according to a source close to KNLA troops.


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