77th LIB Soldiers Attempted to Rape 30-year-old Woman

A local source reported that Burmese army’s 77th Light Infantry Battalion soldiers on Tuesday attempted to rape a 30-year-old Kachin woman at Hku Maw village in Namtu Township, northern Shan State.

Burmese soldiers left the woman when her neighbors and villagers came to the scene as heard her screaming for help. The woman was beaten and kicked by the soldiers and was immediately taken to a nearby hospital.