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FW: News Release by KNU No. 67/97
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> Subject: News Release by KNU No. 67/97
> Date: Monday, December 15, 1997 10:54PM
> News Release by KNU No 67/97
> Regarding the Offensive of the SPDC (SLORC)
> December 15,
> On 10-10-97: the SPDC troops LccIB 703 had burned down Ka-lar-say in
> On 29-10-97: LIB 707 entered Tai-boo-plaw village in Pa-pun township
> destroying the entire village by fire, fifty three houses and fifty
> rice barns including 2762 baskets of rice had been burned down to the
> ground. They had also taken kyat (170) of silver and two gold rings
> belonged to Yweh Kler Hai, two boxes of Maung Kya Hai and two gold rings
> belonged to Saw Kaw Gay.
> On 29-11-97: LIB 704 arrested May Saw Kyay (age 30) who lived in
> village and brutally killed him.
> >From 18-11-97 to 20-11-97: the SPDC troops had used 9 helicopters to
> transport army rations and food supplies to Ler-mu-plaw village in its
> preparation to carry out the offensive and atrocity against the
> Karen villages in western parts of Pa-pun township.
> LIBs 701, 703, 704, 706 and 710 had participated in this operation of
> brutality and destruction against the Karen villages in western Pa-pun.
> Kaw-ka-reik District
> On 17-11-97: LB 231 had arrested an old woman (name unknown) who lived
> Mae-ta-lar village and took her to Ah-zin village in Kaw-Ka-reik
> On 21-11-97: LIB 547 company No 3 led by commander captain Ka-choon had
> arbitrary shot Saw Pai` Pa (age 57) of Sat-ka-wa village in Kaw-ka-reik
> township, he suffered bullet injury.
> Nyaung-lin-bin District .
> On 27-11-97: LB 48 had arrested and brutally killed U Pa Nya, Min Min
> and thei Pu of Aung Cha-tha village in Mooe township.
> Tavoy District
> On 24-97: LB 285 company 4 led by captain Maung Lwin had burned down 23
> houses at Ka-pa-la village, 48 houses at Mee-Kyawn that village and on
> 26-11-97, they had also destroyed Pa-ti-tor-po house at Pay Cha village
> Tavoy township . LIB 208 battalion commander Khin Maung Win had demanded
> kyats (5000) from each house in Pay Cha village. On 6-11-97, battalion
> commander Khin Maung Win had arrested Saw Kai of Ta Peet Lay village
> without any reason and brutally killed him.
> Note; kyat = currency note in Burma it also used as weight measurement
> silver or gold.
> 1 kyat of silver is equal to 15.4 gr
> // END//
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