14 policemen killed in Myanmar police station attack
Published: 03:58 PM, 10 April 2021
At least 14 policemen have been killed in an attack on a police station in eastern Myanmar.
A coalition of the country’s ethnic forces carried out the attack protesting the junta government early Saturday, Reuters reported, citing local media.
In the early hours of the morning, the coalition fighters attacked the Naungmon police station in Shan State, the report said, adding these include the “Arakan Army, the Ta’ang National Liberation Army and the Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army.
“At least 10 policemen were killed,” local Shan News reported. On the other hand, “14 people were killed” mentioned in the Shwe Phee Myay news. However, the junta government did not comment anything about it.
More than 600 people have been killed so far by the army in protests against the February 1 coup. As the violence escalated, about a dozen armed groups denounced the junta as illegal and “vowed to stand by the protesters”.