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Air strike during concert in Myanmar's Kachin state kills at least 60

Myanmar has been gripped by violence since the army overthrew an elected government early last year

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At least 60 people were killed in an air strike during a concert held by an ethnic minority group in conflict with the ruling military, opposition groups, residents and media said on Monday.

The air strike late on Sunday in the northern state of Kachin, which the military has yet to confirm took place, killed civilians, prominent local singers and officers of the Kachin Independence Army (KIA), media reported, citing witnesses who said the attack was carried out by three jets.

A spokesperson for the junta could not immediately be reached for comment and Reuters could not immediately verify the details of

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First Published: Oct 25 2022 | 12:37 AM IST

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