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Save the Children said two of its Myanmar staff were missing on Saturday, after the charred remains of more than 30 people were found, in an attack a monitoring group and local media blamed on junta troops.

On Saturday photos appeared on social media purporting to show two burnt-out trucks and a car on a highway in Hpruso township Handout KARENNI NATIONALITIES DEFENSE FORCE (KNDF)/AFP

Myanmar has been in chaos since the February coup, with more than 1,300 people killed in a crackdown by security forces, according to a local monitoring group.

“People’s Defence Forces” (PDF) have sprung up across the country to fight the junta, and have drawn the military into a bloody stalemate of clashes and reprisals.

On Saturday, photos appeared on social media purporting to show two burnt-out trucks and a car on a highway in Hpruso township in eastern Kayah state, with the charred remains of bodies inside. 

A member of a local PDF group said its fighters had found the vehicles Saturday…



Source: Guardian Newspaper

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