Burma Army Launches New Attacks in Karen State

The Burma Army are now attacking civilians in Western and Northern Karen State, Burma. Over 3,000 people are now in hiding and 640 of these who are trying to escape have been blocked by the Burma Army. Western Karen State: Nyaunglebin District: Total persons displaced: 2,293. Northern Karen State Toungoo District: Total over 700 newly displaced people. Total people newly displaced in Northern and Western Karen State during this past week of 5-12 March: at least 2,993 people in hiding now, with the number being closer to an estimated 3,000 to 3,100 people newly displaced.