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Myanmar troops reportedly attacking minority villages

Myanmar’s regime has stepped up a bloody military offensive against ethnic minority villagers to secure areas around its new capital, rebel and non-governmental groups say. Troops have killed over 100 Karen people, displaced thousands more and burned down villages and crops in an ongoing crackdown that intensified last month, said Karen National Union (KNU) spokesman Colonel Nerdah Mya. “They moved their troops from Rangoon (Yangon) to the new capital Pyinmana, which is close to the Karen Second Brigade, in order to secure the area,” Nerdah Mya told AFP, referring to a brigade of Karen guerrilla fighters. Full Story

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