This afternoon, about 200 military council troops, A joint team consisting of Pyu Saw Htee and the People’s Defense Forces arrived at Kan Gyi Kone, about four miles from Khin Oo in Sagaing Division. Fighting broke out near villages such as Tapin Kaung.
The military army was stationed at Myo Thit Ywa Pagoda, and local security forces marched in large numbers. Initially, the military council troops did not fire. This side also went up to about one bullet. Then, the military dogs started to shoot with heavy weapons.
In that battle, not only was the military superior but also the position.
With the exception of the military councils, all the fields were empty. There is no way to get close to them. The pistols did not reach their place of defense. The comrades retreated and could not run away. For their part, they did not stop for three hours during the fighting. They kept shooting. As a result, many members of the People’s Defense Forces were killed.
Three members of the military council were also killed in the fighting.
A total of 20 people, including a civil defense trainer, were killed in the three-hour battle in Khin Oo. Among the dead were an eighth-grader under the age of 18 and a 50-year-old village leader.
People are reportedly fleeing the area.