Myanmar junta’s airstrikes in Rakhine State claim more civilian lives

The regime’s aerial assaults have killed at least eight people and injured more than a dozen others in recent days, sources said

Three civilians, including a four-year-old boy, were killed by an airstrike in Rakhine State’s Ann Township on Thursday, in the junta’s latest deadly aerial attack in the state this week.

The victims were residents of Thea Kan Htaung, a village located about 23 miles northwest of the township’s administrative centre, local sources reported.

Two others were injured by the airstrike and a monastery in the neighbouring village of Sin U Taik was also damaged, the sources added.

Ann Township, located in central Rakhine State, is where the junta’s Western Regional Military Command is headquartered.

Earlier in the week, two other attacks—in Taungup Township to the south and Myebon Township to the north—left at least five civilians dead and a dozen injured, according to local sources.

On Tuesday, an airstrike on the village of Kan Seik Taung in Taungup killed three women and. . .

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