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August 11, 2020

AA launches large-scale attack in Yathedaung Tsp

The AA terrorists attacked Thazin Myaing police outpost in Yathedaung Township, Rakhine State, at 2 am yesterday morning and 10 police officers and 3 civilians are reportedly missing. The office of the Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services reports that about a hundred AA terrorists began attacking Thazin Myaing outpost in full force from the northwest around 2 am.
A few police officers went to reinforce Kakingon station at 5 am but some officers went missing around that time. Reinforcements from Myanmar Police Force and the Tatmadaw are currently supporting the besieged outpost.
The AA terrorists have attacked 4 police outposts in Buthidaung Township on 4 January 2019, an outpost in Ponnagyun Township on 9 March, the police headquarters in MraukU on 10 April, and an outpost in Buthidaung Township on 16 July that have resulted in the deaths of 22 police officers and injuries to 11 officers, in addition to some officers and their family members missing.—MNA (Translated by Zaw Htet Oo)


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