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Myanmar Fires Timeline
Since the coup

The use of fire as a weapon in Myanmar has escalated dramatically since the military coup.  

This timeline outlines a number of key events involving the use of fire which have taken place in the country; however, it is by no means exhaustive. 


For a more detailed account of fires in Myanmar, see the Fire Map.


15 June 2021

Fires in Kinma village

18 September 2021

Fires start in Thantlang

26 October 2021

Repeated fires in Kar Paung Kya village Taze township

13 December 2021

Kabe village fires

24 December 2021

The Christmas Eve massacre in Moso village

29 January 2022

Civilian bodies burned at Thit Sein Gyi village

18 February 2022

Fires in Chaung U Sagaing

28 February 2022

Fires in Tha Pyay Aye village

2 March 2022

Military convoys spotted around villages on fire in Chin State

10 April 2022

Fires in Nat Chaung village

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