3 Civilians Die in Cross-Fire as Heavy Artillery Hits Paletwa Town Amidst On-going Fighting
Earlier today, at approximately 5 p.m artillery was fired into the middle of the town and exploded between the Myanmar Economic Bank and a nursery school which are located close to the town police station. The blast killed a female employee of the bank, Daw Ei Thandar together with her daughter, 4-year-old Elizabeth Moe Moe Aung, and another child, 9-year-old Maung Maung Win, the son of Daw Myat Lay Nwe.
Another man who worked at the bank was also injured in the blast and is currently receiving treatment.
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