Armed attacks occurred at security forces camps and public buildings

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Terrorists opened fire at security forces’ bases and public buildings in Kyaikto and Tamu townships on 11 and 12 May.
Due to their bomb attacks on the USDP party office building at around 7:15 pm on 11 May in Kyaikto Township, glasses were shattered, wounding a man inside the building. He was taken to the hospital for medical treatment. Similarly, Kyaikto Myoma Police Station was attacked by weapons at the same time. Due to the defence by the police station, the fire was ceased at 7:40 pm, and the terrorists retreated. After about 15 minutes later, a terrorist opened fire from the Shwebontha pagoda precinct about 100 feet away from the police station and ran away.
Yesterday morning, a group of 50 terrorists attacked the police station by a small arms fire in Kuntaung village, Tamu Township, Sagaing Region.
The incident resulted in one member of the security forces injured, and one magazine with 15 rounds of ammunition was confiscated.
Security measures have been tightened up, and investigations are carried out to identify the perpetrators and take legal actions against them. —MNA

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