The Tatmadaw troops fired heavy weapons into the village from Yangon-Sittwe road, said U Aung Thein Hlaing, the owner of the house. 

A shell landed near a village clinic in Buthidaung Township on Monday evening, injuring a teacher.

A ferry man from a village in Rathedaung Township was shot dead on Monday morning on the way home to his village after he ferried passengers, according to villagers.

Inspector Kyaw Kyaw Hla was shot twice in a restaurant near the Tatmadaw’s Supply and Transport Battalion in the north of Tin Nyo village and he died at Mrauk-U hospital, a villager of Tin Nyo told the DMG. 

The Tatmadaw shot heavy weapons and guns on March 21 in Si Taung village, Buthidaung Township, killing six people, destroying some houses and displacing all villagers.

A former village administration member was allegedly shot dead by the AA in Myebon Township, the Commander-in-Chief Office reported on Friday.

The Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP) on Friday announced that it classified Dr Aye Maung and Wai Hun Aung, who have been sentenced 20 years imprisonment, as political prisoners.

Villagers said the Tatmadaw’s shooting killed local residents, but the Tatmadaw responded that the civilian’s death were during fighting with the AA.

It is the main objective of the ULA to establish a base of the Arakan Army in Rakhine State and they believe that they only can take responsibility to ensure security, peacefulness and development for Rakhine people, Colonel Kyaw Han from the Arakan Army said.

The Mrauk-U Ancient Cultural Heritage Conservation Group reported to Rakhine State Chief Minister U Nyi Pu on March 18 to carry out necessary activities to protect the Mrauk-U region in a timely fashion because bullets and artillery shells fired by the Tatmadaw landed in the Mrauk-U ancient cultural heritage zone. 

Lifestyle

Privacy for IDP females is scarce
Devoted teacher still languishes behind bars
Ma Phyu’s Story: Living Life in Limbo

Review

The Legacy of Collis house
AA’s 10-year revolution
One gunshot, one voice

Documentary

Find us on Facebook