As Tatmadaw columns are combing insurgents of the areas in Rakhine State, Tatmadaw personnel engaged in a skirmish with armed men about 500 metres northwest of Aunglanchaung Village in Peletwa Township on 22 April afternoon.
During the skirmish, Tatmadaw personnel captured Maung Kyaw Thein, 25, son of U Tun Sein, with one M-22, two magazines, 50 rounds of bullets, two grenades and one equipment set. Another M-22, 50 rounds of bullets and one magazine were also found nearby.
Tatmadaw personnel pursued the armed men who withdrew from the scene and captured Maung Than Wai, 26, and Tun Soe Naing, 23, together with one M-22, one sub-machine gun, six magazines, 160 rounds of bullets, four grenades and two equipment sets.
Tatmadaw columns are combing Peletwa area of the armed men.