The terrorist group known as ARSA is to blame for the displacement of 30,200 residents of Maungtaw Township, Rakhine, according to the information committee of the government.
Due to ARSA extremist terrorists’ attacks between 25 August and 4 September on border police outposts, residents in Taungpyo Letwe, Kwuntheepin, Thechaung, Meetaik and Taungpyo Letwe villages fled to border areas to take shelter.
Currently, a total of 30,200 people are camped along the Myanmar side of the border, including 1,200 people are camped along the border between milestones 31 and 32, 11,000 between milestones 32 and 33 and 18,000 between milestones 34 and 35, according to the information office. On Wednesday, a homemade gun and an improvised explosive manufactured by ARSA was discovered by villagers, who were crossing a sugar-cane field in Aung Mingalar Village, Maungtaw. Upon learning of the discovery, police secured the weapons.— Myanmar News Agency