At least 60 people have been killed in an aerial attack on a concert in Kachin state, sources have told Al Jazeera.
At least 60 people have been killed, including well-known artists and musicians, in an aerial attack on a concert in Kachin state by Myanmar’s military, sources have told Al Jazeera.
“Three Myanmar jets are reported to have been involved in the attack in Kansi village,” Al Jazeera’s Tony Cheng, reporting from neighbouring Thailand, said on Monday.
“The aftermath of the attack shows an awful lot of destruction. There is a lot of debris … vehicles strewn across the open ground,” he said from the Thai capital Bangkok, adding that there are “still 100 seriously injured people”.
Cheng said the attacks took place while artists were performing on stage as part of the 62nd anniversary of the founding of the Kachin Independence Organization (KIO), a powerful…