Some 8,000 residents of Mindat in Chin State sought safety outside the town, but now face starvation in the forests. Photo: Reuters/Handout Some 8,000 residents of Mindat in Chin State sought safety outside the town, but now face starvation in the forests. Photo: Reuters/Handout
Some 8,000 residents of Mindat in Chin State sought safety outside the town, but now face starvation in the forests. Photo: Reuters/Handout
Myanmar

Myanmar villagers fleeing anti-coup violence may starve in jungle amid supply shortages

  • Thousands of residents have left their homes as fighting rages between the military and anti-coup fighters in Chin State
  • As global condemnation of the coup continues, South Korean survivors of the Gwangju massacre are keeping Myanmar in their thoughts on the 41st anniversary of the uprising

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Some 8,000 residents of Mindat in Chin State sought safety outside the town, but now face starvation in the forests. Photo: Reuters/Handout Some 8,000 residents of Mindat in Chin State sought safety outside the town, but now face starvation in the forests. Photo: Reuters/Handout
Some 8,000 residents of Mindat in Chin State sought safety outside the town, but now face starvation in the forests. Photo: Reuters/Handout
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