[Yangon joint]Myanmar’s Internet media “Irawaddy” reported on the 5th that 41 civilians were killed in a battle between the armed forces and armed civilians in the northern Sagaing region on the 2nd. It also includes a few children. It is said that 15 people on the army side also died. According to Irrawaddy, the fighting took place in multiple villages in the Sagaing region on the morning of the 2nd. The army mobilized hundreds of soldiers and repeatedly used heavy weapons to attack, while civilians responded with handmade weapons. About 6,000 people are said to have been displaced from their homes in the battle in the area. Meanwhile, a state-run newspaper on the 4th said that “terrorists launched an ambush attack” and reported that one of the armed forces had died.