Government troops use artillery and fire into a village and ransack houses of villagers

LIB-99 of government army applied heavy weapons and shot fusillade into Won Gon Vat village, in Muse Twonship, in the evening of last 23 September. 16 houses of villagers were ruined by the bullet shrapned and a woman (Pa Yae) got wounded in her left thigh and her buffalo also got injuried in the mouth a little bit. 

 After shooting, the troops ransacked the houses and took cash in the houses of (1) Nang Kham Khin and (2) Sai Aik Kham.


One local said that “Manners of the troops of government were the same as that of robbers; shot the village and searched in the houses, took money of the villagers, and broke the cupboards and other properties too. It was a good fortune of our villagers that the bombs didn’t explode, all that the troops had fired into the village”

There was a battle between KIA (Kachin Independence Army) and government troops on that day in the locality of Muse Township, said the local.


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