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Four resistance fighters killed in raid by Myanmar regime forces

Three of the victims were executed after being captured at a camp in Magway Region’s Yesagyo Township

A Myanmar army raid on a camp in Magway Region’s Yesagyo Township earlier this week left four resistance fighters dead, including three who were executed after their capture.

The camp, which was located in Kyu, a village about 20 miles south of the town of Yesagyo, also had a clinic for anti-regime groups active in the area, according to resistance sources.

The raid took place at around 7am on Tuesday, when a column of around 50 junta troops coming from the direction of Yesagyo arrived and quickly overpowered the resistance fighters, killing one in a brief exchange of fire, the sources said. 

Three others at the camp were subsequently captured and taken to a Buddhist monastery, where they were interrogated before being shot dead, an officer of the group that ran the camp told Myanmar Now.

“They tied their hands behind their backs and took them to. . .

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