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23 May 2022

Child injured in Mindat township Chin




Child injured in Mindat



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According to local news media, on the morning of the 23 May 2022, while families were having breakfast, the military attacked M’dat (မဒပ်) village with artillery shells. A 10-year-old boy and his mother were seriously injured. The child was reportedly in a critical condition, and lost a limb.

News sources claimed that the military base of the 274th Light Infantry Battalion in Mindat Town (မင်းတပ်), Mindat Township (မင်းတပ်မြို့) was responsible for firing heavy artillery shells at civilian areas that morning. Myanmar Witness collected and analysed open-source footage relating to the incident.

Read Myanmar Witness’ report for more information.

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