MYANMAR : Widespread condemnation has poured in from across the globe against Military Junta for carrying series of deadly airstrikes on a civilian crowd which the witnesses termed as deadliest since a coup two years ago.
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Describing the attack as horrific, the Washington, urged the Military Junta to stop attack on civilians. State department spokesperson Vedant Patel said: “These violent attacks further underscore the regime’s disregard for human life and its responsibility for the dire political and humanitarian crisis in Burma following the February 2021 coup.”
As per reports, the estimated death toll stood at 100 from Tuesday’s attacks on a village ceremony in Sagaing region at which women and children were present. Myanmar’s air force dropped multiple bombs while attack helicopters strafed the civilian gathering of several hundred people, said Duwa Lashi La, acting president of the National Unity Government (NUG), which was set up to oppose junta rule.
Nabila Massrali, a spokesperson for foreign affairs and security policy of the EU said: “The EU is deeply shocked by reports of the latest atrocity committed by the military regime in Sagaing, taking the lives of dozens of innocent civilians.