March 1, 2024

Statement On the terrorist Myanmar Military’s Targeted Attacks to Civilians in Rakhine State

1st March 2024

On February 29, 2024, at around 8:10am, 12 civilians were killed and more than 80 were injured
due to the terrorist Myanmar Military Council’s navy firing heavy weapons into the Korean Port
market in Sittwe, Rakhine State.

On February 27, 2024, at 1:45 a.m., Min Bu Hospital in Min Pya Township, Rakhine State, was
bombed by the terrorist Myanmar Military air force. The hospital was severely damaged and
many defected Myanmar military soldiers, Civilians who were receiving treatment at the hospital
and hospital staff were seriously injured.

In addition, it has been found that the terrorist Myanmar Military Council and its associates are
intentionally spreading slanderous accusations that damage the dignity of the people of Rakhine
and inciting ethnic hatred among the public.

The National Unity Government sends our deepest condolences to the people of Rakhine and
their families, who have been killed and injured by the terrorist Myanmar Military Council. We
are standing together with all the people of Rakhine who are enduring the oppression and the
torture of the terrorist Myanmar Military Council.

The terrorist Myanmar Military Council’s attack on public places such as markets, hospitals,
schools and shooting and killing civilians on a daily basis are crimes against humanity and they
are committing war crimes. We will work together with the United League of Arakan and Arakan
Army (AA) with our utmost endeavours to bring justice for those aforementioned crimes.

National Unity Government

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