Myanmar air strikes reported in battle, internet cut in more areas

Myanmar’s military launched air strikes at the weekend after clashes with fighters opposed to the junta in the Sagaing region, according to media and a militia member, as phone lines and the internet were also severed in some districts. The Southeast Asian country has been in crisis since the army seized power on February 1,… Continue reading Myanmar air strikes reported in battle, internet cut in more areas

Deadly unrest reported in Myanmar after opposition urges ‘defensive war’

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At least 20 people have been killed in fighting between militias and Myanmar’s ruling military, a witness and local media said on Friday, September 10, in the worst violence since opponents of the junta called this week for a “people’s defensive war”. The National Unity Government (NUG) formed to resist the army’s February 1 takeover… Continue reading Deadly unrest reported in Myanmar after opposition urges ‘defensive war’