‘I saw people cut to pieces’ – Up to 100 feared dead in Myanmar army airstrike on opposition ceremony

Military increasingly using airstrikes to fight a widespread armed struggle against its rule

The aftermath of an airstrike in Pazigyi village in Sagaing Region's Kanbalu Township, Myanmar, yesterday. Photo: Kyunhla Activists Group via AP

Grant Peck

Airstrikes by Myanmar’s military yesterday killed as many as 100 people, including many children, who were attending a ceremony held by opponents of army rule, said a witness, a member of a local pro-democracy group and independent media.

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