A Myanmar military helicopter was hit by a sniper whereas it was touchdown, Picture: File
Rangoon: A helicopter carrying a prime navy officer in Myanmar was shot by a sniper whereas touchdown, killing 4 troopers together with Brig.
In response to the World Information Company, Brigadier Common I Min Naung, his private safety officer and two pilots have been killed in firing on a Myanmar navy helicopter close to Myawady on the Thai border.
Within the assertion issued by the Myanmar military, whereas confirming the casualties, it’s mentioned that the sniper fired on the navy helicopter from an unknown facet.
It’s mentioned within the assertion that the method of investigation is occurring, it isn’t but identified what number of snipers have been behind this terrorist incident and which navy group it’s.
No separatist militant group has but claimed duty for the incident, nonetheless, because the imposition of martial regulation and the institution of a navy authorities within the nation, separatist ethnic minority fighters have been finishing up operations in opposition to the military.
It must be remembered that in November, the Brigadier Common of the Infantry Battalion was killed in a drone assault on the Myanmar Military close to the border of China, whereas 6 Brigadier Generals and greater than 2,000 troopers surrendered to the fighters who have been nonetheless below their management. are in jail.
Equally, in November, a fighter aircraft of Myanmar was shot down by the militants during which the 2 pilots have been killed.
It must be famous that because the imposition of martial regulation and the institution of a navy authorities in Myanmar in 2021, a number of separatist and ethnic minority militant teams have been combating the military and lots of navy officers and personnel have been killed in such clashes.