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6 June 2022

Civilians shot in the back in Myinmu Township

Myin mu

Kan Pyar


Shot in the back



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According to eyewitness testimony reported by Myanmar Now and Mandalay Free Press, six unarmed internally displaced people (IDPs) sheltering in the Myat Saw Nyi Naung pagoda compound near Kan Pyar (ကန်ပြား) village [22.034370, 95.613166] were shot by military forces on the afternoon of 6 June 2022.

Myanmar Witness was able to geolocate and verify fire damage and images of corpses with graphic injuries in Kan Pyar (ကန်ပြား) on 6 June 2022, consistent with eyewitness reporting of the shooting of those individuals and burning of civilian infrastructure by the Myanmar military.

Read Myanmar Witness’ report for more information.

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