February 2, 2017
The government army base in Nam Kham, Northern Shan State shelled the Par Lin Village and a local woman got injured on 28 January 2017. The reason they shelled the Par Lin village was that they had suspected the other ethnic armed group (TNLA) staying in the village according to local information.
According to the villagers: “ she is a teacher. That day was Saturday and she went to the tea farm.Artillery shelled the village,hit the tea farm and she got injured on her nose.”
The local villagers living around Nam Kham Township are concerned for their security because the government army is still active around their villages.
Information Documentation and Research Department
Ta’ang Women Organization
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