20 killed in Myanmar
Global New News Desk –
20 killed in clashes with junta in Myanmar Qatar-based Al Jazeera quoted eyewitnesses and Myanmar media as saying in a report on Saturday. This week, Dua Lasi La, the acting president of Myanmar’s shadow government, announced the start of a “resistance war” against Myanmar’s junta government and army.
This is the biggest incident of violence in Myanmar since the announcement was made in a video message posted on Facebook last Tuesday. At least 20 members of the People’s Defense Force were killed in the clashes.
The news of the violence came on Saturday after anti-coup activists and opposition groups called on the international community to take appropriate action on the Myanmar issue, Al Jazeera reported.
Opponents of the junta’s government in the country say armed resistance is building in the absence of “effective action or intervention from outside the country.”
Members of the People’s Defense Force continue to fight the junta using home-made hunting rifles.
According to local media and an eyewitness, the clashes began on Thursday in the village of Myin Thor in Myanmar. Volunteer fighters loyal to the country’s shadow government are fighting against government forces there. Villagers, including local militias, killed when the Burmese military fired heavy artillery during the clashes.
He added that 3 children also among the 20 killed. Her 16-year-old son also killed in an attack by Myanmar’s military. His son was a member of the anti-junta militia.
In a statement issued on Saturday, the Myanmar
People’s Non-Cooperation Movement said that the youth
of Myanmar have no choice but to go to war with
whatever they have at hand. That is why the statement
called on ASEAN countries, including the United Nations,
to become more involved with the National Unity