More than 5,000 refugees cross to Thai border as combating intestifies in Myanmar

At least one civilian was killed and six others were injured in six airstrikes by the military junta that started on December 20 within the territory controlled by the Karen National Union’s sixth Brigade, forcing greater than 5,000 individuals to flee their villages in Laykaykaw township.
As fighting intensified between the Myanmar army and Karan National Union over the previous three days, they are in search of shelter in Thailand’s border district of Mae Sot in Tak province.
An official from Laykaykaw informed local media DVB Burmese that the navy council fired greater than 100 artillery shells at Metta Lin Myaing village, south of Myawaddy city and Kyauk Lone Gyi, then fired two extra planes from the air yesterday.
204 refugees have returned to Myanmar as of Sunday, while 5,one hundred eighty refugees stay in Tak, together with 5,028 in Mae Sot district and 152 in Phop Phra district.
To protect Exclusive , the Thai military has additionally elevated safety at the border with two V-150 armoured automobiles that have been despatched by the 34th Border Patrol Police Division to assist border patrol officers.
Last week, the Karen National Union issued a statement calling on the United Nations and the worldwide community to ascertain a no-fly zone over the Lay Kay Kaw space, the place preventing is raging..

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