Bengalis in Villages of Buthidaung Township Stage Demonstration against AA Insurgents who Attack Buthidaung Township

On 12 April, at around 3:30 p.m., AA insurgents shelled Bengali villages such as Kon Tai village, Yut Nyo Taung village and U Hla Pe village in Buthidaung Township. As a result of the attack, at least 15 shells landed in the villages and exploded inside the villages. Moreover, some 100 AA insurgents also opened fire on the villages, destroying religious buildings, houses and shops in the villages by fire.

Over 3,000 Bengalis have fled their villages and surrounding villages due to the attack of the AA insurgents. They have sought refuge in Buthidaung Town.

On 14 April, some 2,000 Bengali victims gathered in a mass rally near No.1 Basic Education High School in Buthidaung. The rally demonstrated in peaceful manner holding the placards and shouting out the slogans saying: “No need of AA for us;” “Stop immediately the use of Muslims as human shields;” “Stop immediately arson attack on Muslim villages;” and “Stop immediately the act of genocide on Muslims”. They marched along May Yu Road to Danyawadi Road, then to junction of Clock Tower, again marched along U Ottama road to Natbinyin junction and finally they turned to May Yu Road by chanting slogans, and condemning the terrorist acts of AA insurgents, it is reported.

Source: Myama Alinn (15-4-2024)

  • AA insurgents shelled and also opened fire on Bengali villages, destroying religious buildings, houses and shops in the villages by fire.
  • Over 3,000 Bengalis have fled their villages and surrounding villages due to the attack of the AA insurgents. They have sought refuge in Buthidaung Town.
  • Bengali victims who fled from their villages demonstrated in peaceful manner holding the placards and shouting out the slogans saying: “No need of AA for us;” “Stop immediately the use of Muslims as human shields;” “Stop immediately arson attack on Muslim villages;” and “Stop immediately the act of genocide on Muslims”.
engdate: 
Monday, April 15, 2024 - 18:15
month: 
April, 2024