KNU deny State media accusations

22.08.2011 KIC

The Karen National Union denied reports in Burma’s state controlled newspapers that claimed that on August 8 an attack by Karen fighters had wounded two children in Karen state.

Major Saw Kler Doh, an office manager with the Karen National Liberation Army in Brigade 5, based in the Papun District blamed the incident on the Burma Army.

Major Saw Kler Doh said that on August 5, KNLA fighters attacked the army camp of Light Infantry Battalion 214 based near Wa Thoe Kho village in Papun district. The Major told Karen News that the Burma Army responded with heavy artilleries shells where it hit a primary school and wounded a girl, 9, and a boy, 10. Continue reading “KNU deny State media accusations”