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The family of a seven-year-old girl who became the youngest victim of Myanmar’s army brutality when she was shot while running into her father’s arms has revealed their last words.
Khin Myo Chit was shot inside her home when security forces opened fire in Chan Mya Thazi Township, a downtown suburb of the city on Tuesday, according to witnesses.
She was rushed to a car to seek medical treatment, but she died of gunshot wounds just half an hour later.
Her father, U Maung Ko Hashin Bai, has since told local Myanmar Muslim Media her last words about her: “She said, ‘I can’t be a father, it’s too painful.”
The police also beat and arrested her 19-year-old son.
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Khin’s older sister, May Thu Sumaya, told the BBC that police officers had been searching houses in her neighborhood on Tuesday for weapons and making arrests.
The 25-year-old said: ‘They kicked the door open. When the door was opened, they asked my father if there were other people in the house. ‘
May said her father had told them no, but the soldiers accused him of lying and began to search the house.
She said that was the moment Khin ran to her father to sit on her lap.
“Then they shot and beat her,” she said.
The military has not immediately commented on the incident.
Residents said at least one person had been killed in a shooting in another part of Mandalay, while the Save the Children charity said Tuesday that at least 20 children have died so far as the country’s military continues its crackdown on the protests. .
Authorities have not hesitated to use lethal force to break up protests organized against last month’s military coup and the arrest of the country’s de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, on February 1, 2021.
Another 17 children are being arbitrarily detained, the charity said, calling the separate killing of a teenager “gruesome.”
who was shot dead by security forces in front of his home on Monday
According to multiple sources on social media, the boy’s sister said he was at her home in a ‘squatter area’, which ‘was not strong enough to stop the bullets.’
Images of the boy’s grieving mother are also circulating on social media. The teenager was due to turn 15 in July.
In addition to the detained children, other protesters, many of them young students, continue to be arrested, with at least 488 students currently detained according to the latest estimates from Save the Children.
At least 20 of those arrested are high school students whose ages are unknown, although some of them could also be under 18, the charity added.
“We are horrified that children continue to be one of the targets of these fatal attacks on peaceful protesters,” Save the Children said in a statement.
“The boy’s death is especially concerning given that he was reportedly killed while he was at his home, where he should have been safe from harm.
“The fact that so many children are killed almost daily now shows a total disregard for human life on the part of the security forces.
“The safety of children must be protected in all circumstances and we once again call on the security forces to immediately stop these deadly attacks on protesters.”
The charity also said that security forces have reportedly occupied more than 60 schools and college campuses across the country.
In at least one incident, security forces reportedly beat two teachers as they entered the premises, injuring several more.
Khin Myo Chit Quicks and Facts
- Khin Myo Chit, seven, was shot inside her home in the Chan Mya Thazi township
- She was rushed out to a car to seek medical treatment but died of bullet wounds
- Her father U Maung Ko Hashin Bai has since told local news outlet her last words