Three villagers found dead after Myanmar army raids in Khin-U

The raids are believed to have been carried out by the “Ogre Column,” a junta army unit notorious for committing atrocities against civilians

Three bodies, including one that had been decapitated, were discovered in a village in Sagaing Region’s Khin-U Township on Thursday following two days of junta raids, according to local resistance sources.

The bodies were found in three different locations in Kalon, a village in the western part of the township, a member of the Khin-U People’s Defence Force (PDF) told Myanmar Now on Friday.

“They had gunshot wounds to their heads and bodies. One of the villagers was beheaded and his head was placed on a motorcycle about 30 metres away from his body,” the PDF source said.

The decapitated victim was identified as Thein Lwin, a displaced resident of the village of Thayat Kone, while the other two were from Kalon and the nearby village of Kin Pyit, the source added.

The discovery followed two days of raids on Kalon and Thar Wut Hti, another. . .

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