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60 killed, 100 injured throughout airstrike at Myanmar music pageant

Not less than 60 folks have reportedly been killed and greater than 100 injured throughout an air strike in Kachin State, Myanmar.

The stories, which emerged through Al Jazeera, stated the strike occurred through the Myanmar navy on the pageant and concerned two Myanmar navy jets. The occasion was celebrating its 62nd anniversary because the founding of Kachin Independence Organisation (KIO).

Myanmar is at the moment being dominated by a navy junta, who overthrew the elected Nationwide League for Democracy authorities in a coup d’état in 2021.

The pageant featured performances type famed Kachin musicians together with Aurali and Galau Yaw Lwi.

One of many bombs reportedly detonated close to the primary stage whereas singer Aurai was performing, killing him immediately in response to Myanmar Now. Different artists reportedly killed within the assault have been singer Yaw Lwi and keyboard participant Ko King. On the time of writing, no official stories can affirm these deaths attributable to communication restrictions within the area.

Reported footage from the scene additionally emerged through Burma Marketing campaign UK and exhibits the extent of destruction that occurred:

Figures from the Help Affiliation for Political Prisoners declare that at the very least 2,370 folks have been killed and greater than 15,900 arrested because the Myanmar junta took over the nation, in response to Mixmag.

Official demise tolls are nonetheless unknown because the Web has been closed off within the area in an try and cease the unfold of knowledge. The demise toll was reported by a former Myanmar MP from the area who has spoken to worldwide media.

The United Nations’ workplace in Myanmar stated it was “deeply involved and saddened” by stories of the air strikes.

They added: “What would seem like extreme and disproportionate use of power by safety forces in opposition to unarmed civilians is unacceptable and people accountable have to be held to account.

“Preliminary stories recommend that over 100 civilians might have been affected by the bombing…quite a few fatalities have additionally been reported.”

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