More than 300 houses were burnt down in Pauk and Pakokku, forcing more than 10,000 people to flee

More than 300 houses were burnt down in Pauk and Pakokku, forcing more than 10,000 people to flee  From April 6 to 8, Pauk Township and Pakokku Township in Magway Division were attacked by gunmen, and more than 300 houses were destroyed, and more than 12,000 villagers from 14 villages were forced to flee.  Residents said that the military council fired heavy artillery and airstrikes on Ye Kyaw village, south of Pauk Township, around 10 pm on April 6.  Residents of Yae Kyaw village, which has around 300 houses, were evacuated and more than 250 houses were destroyed by fire, said a Yae Kyaw villager.  "Our village was set on fire. My house was taken away. We have no place to live because we have to live in the forest. The whole village has nothing to show for it.  An old man in the village was killed by the military council, and more than 300 goats and about 100 cows kept by the villagers were killed.   The villagers of Yae Kyaw grow mainly paddy and betel, and the betel plantations are on fire.  He said more than 1,000 displaced villagers are currently living in the jungle and in need of food and water.  Elderly and children are also fleeing, with no food or shelter in the villages, and no help has been provided by the military council.  He said he had to fetch drinking water for cooking when the plane could not be heard, and there were days when he could not eat because of the lack of food because of the military firing on crowded areas.  "After years of trying to stay home, I have no home to return to."  On the evening of April 6, weapons belonging to the Burmese Army's Mango Defense Equipment Factory near Yay Kyaw village were attacked by local security forces, according to PDF groups.  The PDF also confiscated a raw material truck used by the military council to produce weapons.  He said three military vehicles arrived on the night of April 6 after the attack and set fire to Yay Kyaw village.   A PDF translation official said the military council was searching for fleeing locals and PDFs, using helicopter gunships to search the area.  "If they do not win, they use helicopters. On the ground, they use only manpower and weapons. They do not use firearms to defeat their people. Instead, they use helicopter gunships.  Another military line from Sule Kone village also set fire to Kyaung Kone village on the evening of April 7 after the military council set fire to Yay Kyaw village.  More than 70 houses in Kyaung Kone village were also destroyed in the fire.  Phanggyi, including Ye Kyaw village in Pauk Township; Tot Su Indaw Ywar Thar Aye Nyaung Wun South and Nyaung Wun North; ကျောင်းကုန်း၊ ကျွန်း ပင်၊ Fragrance About 10,000 local people from 14 villages, including Htan Taw Oo, are fleeing.  Villages in Pakokku Township were also attacked by military planes, according to a local villager.  "On the 7th, an airstrike was fired. One person from Kywein village was shot down.  Pyu Saw Htee, along with military council troops, entered the villages and the force was unpredictable.  On April 8, 86 houses were destroyed by artillery shelling in Myitpya village in Pakokku Township, which borders Pauk town, according to Myitpya villagers.  A villager in Myitkyina said that a group of about 200 soldiers from the Seik Phyu area surrounded Myit Phya village, killing more than 20 people and injuring a 13-year-old child and a woman.  "Starting from the 8th, the planes started firing, the planes came in two planes, one by one, and the villages on the lower island were on fire.  There are 430 houses in Myit Phya village and about 2,000 locals have fled.  The military council has not yet commented on the shootings in Pauk and Pakokku townships in Magway Division.  According to a list compiled by RFA, more than 700 houses in 18 villages in Magway Division were set on fire last March, and as of this month, more than 300 houses and more than 1,000 houses had been set on fire.  According to Data for Myanmar, between April 1, 2021 and March 31, 2022, when the military took power, 7,973 houses were destroyed by military councils and its affiliates. Of these, nearly 1,300 houses were burnt down in Magway Division, and now there are more than 2,300 houses.    At least 20 officers were arrested and killed in the battle of Lay Kay Kaw  Karen State The KNU Cobra claimed that about 20 people were killed and more than 20 others were killed in a clash between KNLA and ground forces on April 10 near the new town of Lay Kay Kaw, south of Myawaddy.  A resident of the area told RFA that clashes between the junta and the KNLA had been going on since 3 am this morning, with the council carrying out airstrikes.  "The fighting started at 3 in the morning. The first two fighter jets were planted. Later, there were many shells with the same one. They fell quite a lot. Two fell on my side."  A lieutenant colonel from the 44th Brigade of the Military Council was arrested and about 20 people were killed. The KNU's Cobra Brigade announced this afternoon that four people had been injured.  There were heavy artillery shelling by the military council at Lay Kay Kaw Artillery Hill. According to the KNU's Cobra Battalion, a CDM captain from Division 77 joined the KNU and fired back with 81 mm artillery shells at the military council.  The KNU's Cobra militia claimed that two Russian-made Mig-29 jets were used by the military in the fighting.  Details of the fighting have not been confirmed by RFA or by the military council.  Fighting continued in Lay Kay Kaw until 2:30 p.m.

From April 6 to 8, Pauk Township and Pakokku Township in Magway Division were attacked by gunmen, and more than 300 houses were destroyed, and more than 12,000 villagers from 14 villages were forced to flee.

Residents said that the military council fired heavy artillery and airstrikes on Ye Kyaw village, south of Pauk Township, around 10 pm on April 6.

Residents of Yae Kyaw village, which has around 300 houses, were evacuated and more than 250 houses were destroyed by fire, said a Yae Kyaw villager.

"Our village was set on fire. My house was taken away. We have no place to live because we have to live in the forest. The whole village has nothing to show for it.

An old man in the village was killed by the military council, and more than 300 goats and about 100 cows kept by the villagers were killed.


The villagers of Yae Kyaw grow mainly paddy and betel, and the betel plantations are on fire.

He said more than 1,000 displaced villagers are currently living in the jungle and in need of food and water.

Elderly and children are also fleeing, with no food or shelter in the villages, and no help has been provided by the military council.

He said he had to fetch drinking water for cooking when the plane could not be heard, and there were days when he could not eat because of the lack of food because of the military firing on crowded areas.

"After years of trying to stay home, I have no home to return to."

On the evening of April 6, weapons belonging to the Burmese Army's Mango Defense Equipment Factory near Yay Kyaw village were attacked by local security forces, according to PDF groups.

The PDF also confiscated a raw material truck used by the military council to produce weapons.

He said three military vehicles arrived on the night of April 6 after the attack and set fire to Yay Kyaw village.


A PDF translation official said the military council was searching for fleeing locals and PDFs, using helicopter gunships to search the area.

"If they do not win, they use helicopters. On the ground, they use only manpower and weapons. They do not use firearms to defeat their people. Instead, they use helicopter gunships.

Another military line from Sule Kone village also set fire to Kyaung Kone village on the evening of April 7 after the military council set fire to Yay Kyaw village.

More than 70 houses in Kyaung Kone village were also destroyed in the fire.

Phanggyi, including Ye Kyaw village in Pauk Township; Tot Su Indaw Ywar Thar Aye Nyaung Wun South and Nyaung Wun North; ကျောင်းကုန်း၊ ကျွန်း ပင်၊ Fragrance About 10,000 local people from 14 villages, including Htan Taw Oo, are fleeing.

Villages in Pakokku Township were also attacked by military planes, according to a local villager.

"On the 7th, an airstrike was fired. One person from Kywein village was shot down.

Pyu Saw Htee, along with military council troops, entered the villages and the force was unpredictable.

On April 8, 86 houses were destroyed by artillery shelling in Myitpya village in Pakokku Township, which borders Pauk town, according to Myitpya villagers.

A villager in Myitkyina said that a group of about 200 soldiers from the Seik Phyu area surrounded Myit Phya village, killing more than 20 people and injuring a 13-year-old child and a woman.

"Starting from the 8th, the planes started firing, the planes came in two planes, one by one, and the villages on the lower island were on fire.

There are 430 houses in Myit Phya village and about 2,000 locals have fled.

The military council has not yet commented on the shootings in Pauk and Pakokku townships in Magway Division.

According to a list compiled by RFA, more than 700 houses in 18 villages in Magway Division were set on fire last March, and as of this month, more than 300 houses and more than 1,000 houses had been set on fire.

According to Data for Myanmar, between April 1, 2021 and March 31, 2022, when the military took power, 7,973 houses were destroyed by military councils and its affiliates. Of these, nearly 1,300 houses were burnt down in Magway Division, and now there are more than 2,300 houses.



At least 20 officers were arrested and killed in the battle of Lay Kay Kaw

Karen State The KNU Cobra claimed that about 20 people were killed and more than 20 others were killed in a clash between KNLA and ground forces on April 10 near the new town of Lay Kay Kaw, south of Myawaddy.

A resident of the area told RFA that clashes between the junta and the KNLA had been going on since 3 am this morning, with the council carrying out airstrikes.

"The fighting started at 3 in the morning. The first two fighter jets were planted. Later, there were many shells with the same one. They fell quite a lot. Two fell on my side."

A lieutenant colonel from the 44th Brigade of the Military Council was arrested and about 20 people were killed. The KNU's Cobra Brigade announced this afternoon that four people had been injured.

There were heavy artillery shelling by the military council at Lay Kay Kaw Artillery Hill. According to the KNU's Cobra Battalion, a CDM captain from Division 77 joined the KNU and fired back with 81 mm artillery shells at the military council.

The KNU's Cobra militia claimed that two Russian-made Mig-29 jets were used by the military in the fighting.

Details of the fighting have not been confirmed by RFA or by the military council.

Fighting continued in Lay Kay Kaw until 2:30 p.m.
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