a booth near Htoke Kan Thein pagoda and the Anaut Myay Htel pagoda in Mrauk U have been damaged by the conflict between Tatmadaw and Arakan Army.

Three civilians from Kyauktaw and Mrauk-U Townships in Rakhine State received injuries from artillery shells on Saturday.

Although she has poor eyesight, she can recall the memories from the past, and she had been displaced in the war under the Japanese reign during the Second World War.

Ancient pagodas are destroyed because of heavy weapon shells while the government said it was trying to list Mrauk-U region as world heritage site.

Rakhine State Hluttaw representatives U Oo Hla Saw and Daw Htoot May, whose names are included as members of the committee, said that they were not told in advance about the committee and were not asked their opinions.

The meeting of the government’s National Reconciliation and Peace Center and Northern Alliances (collation of four ethnic groups including the AA) on February 25 didn’t get any resolution and finished with the decision to submit discussions to seniors. Then, they need to talk again.

The MSF medical teams previously provided 448 consultations on average every month, but some patients are now depending on other MSF medical teams located far from them, so locals travel long distances, which hurts them financially and could have a detrimental impact on their health, it said.

Villagers have been fleeing from their homes due to 24-hour firing of heavy weapons and attacks from helicopters near two villages in Kyauktaw Township, according to local residents.

Two out of four people from Kyauktaw Township’s two villages, who have been detained under the Unlawful Associations’ Law were released today (March 12) since they were cleared of accusations.

Border guard stations and police outposts in Rathedaung, Buthidaung, Maungdaw and Minbya Townships have been merged for security reason on March 10.


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