The villages west of Sagaing are being patrolled, and the military council is blocking the entrance to Sagaing and exiting from Mandalay. Starting on September 15th, they have been patrolling villages in the west of Sagaing City, including Thalon Phyu Village. The military council army has been patrolling the village after the Deputy Police Chief and his wife were killed by the Local Force near Thalon Phyu Village.
On the other hand, the entry and exit of Sagaing city is stricter than before. At Sagaing city exit Mandalay entrance gate, motorcycle, Searching and inspecting cars Inquiring about the route to go, they are doing phone checks. There is fighting around the city of Sagaing. Yesterday, due to the rumor that people are not allowed to go out during the day in Sagaing, the shops closed early. There were parents picking up children from schools and pedestrians in the city.
Sagaing is the city where the last battles took place in Sagaing. It is only separated from Mandalay, Myanmar’s second largest city, by the Irrawaddy River, so the military council is trying desperately to prevent revolutionary groups from gaining control of Sagaing.