Staff members and families and villagers from Khamaungseik, Tanugpyo Letwe and Myinlut evacuated to safety
Nay Pyi Taw, 25 August—
Altogether 11 staff members from Taungpyo Letwe GAD and five families, one staff from Department for Development of Border Areas and National Races and seven family members and two staff from Road Department were moved to Region-1 Police Station of Border Guard Police Battalion, 17 staff from Myinlut GAD to the Maungtaw GAD Office and 12 education staff to Mawrawady Station of Border Guard Police for their safety.
Six staff members from Khamaungseik GAD and 10 staff members from Basic Education Department joined their counterparts at Minhkamaung National Race Village, and measures are being taken to evacuate them to safety.
Children from Nanthataung Philanthropic School, women and villagers totaling 400 were evacuated to Taungpyo BEHS by security personnel.
Moreover, 150 locals from Aungbala village arrived at Sasana Beikman in Buthidaung for their safety.
Local people from Taungbazar and Aungbala villages in Buthidaung township and departmental personnel were evacuated to No. 522 Military Battalion.
The security personnel are in the process of evacuating innocent civilians in Maungtaw region to safer places and carrying out area clearance operations.
Further information will be released shortly.—Information Committee