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Junta carries out airstrikes on KNU-controlled Lay Kay Kaw



Myanmar’s junta carried out airstrikes and heavy artillery attacks on Lay Kay Kaw, a town in Kayin (Karen) State’s Myawaddy Township controlled by the Karen National Union (KNU), shortly after 10pm (local time) on Thursday, according to multiple local sources.


A local source who was in the area when the attack started told Myanmar Now that a military aircraft bombed a location near Lay Kay Kaw immediately before ground troops stationed on a nearby hill started firing heavy artillery towards the village of Mae Htaw Tha Lay.


A source close to KNU administrators in Lay Kay Kaw said the initial bombing occurred at around 10:10pm. The exact location of the attack was still being investigated, he added.


Read more here: https://www.myanmar-now.org/en/news/karenni-army-attack-on-military-vehicle-kills-four-junta-troops-resistance-group-says



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