Junta shells kill 4, including children, in Myanmar’s Rakhine villages

Myanmar’s junta bombing in the west of the conflict-ridden country killed four people, Radio Free Asia reported today, adding that 3 of the victims were children.

Heavy artillery fired at Rakhine state’s War Shee Lar village on Monday evening exploded, injuring seven people. Five of the seven are in critical condition and were sent to Buthidaung Hospital in the township’s capital, the news agency confirmed.

War Shee Lar is a Rohingya village with about 1,000 people.

Fighting between the junta and Arakan Army resumed on Nov. 13 after a year-long ceasefire. According to data compiled by RFA, fighting since Nov.13 has killed 17 civilians and injured 57 more.

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