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UN Security Council condemns Myanmar massacre

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The UN Security Council on Wednesday condemned a massacre blamed on the Burmese military, after which the charred remains of at least 35 people, including two Save the Children employees, were found in eastern Myanmar.

Four children are also among the victims, according to the Council, which underlined in a statement the need for those responsible for these acts to be held to account.

Council members also called for an immediate end to the violence, and recalled the importance of respecting human rights and ensuring the safety of civilians.

L’ Non-governmental organization Save the Children said on Tuesday that two of its employees were killed on December 24 in an attack committed by the Burmese military in Kayah state, in eastern Myanmar.

According to the observatory Myanmar Witness,people, including children and women, were burned and killed by the military on the 24thDecember in the canton of Hpruso “,” text “:” 35persons, including children and women, were burned and killed by the military on December 24 in the canton of Hpruso “}} ‘>35 people, including children and women were burned and killed by the military on December 24 in the canton of Hpruso.

A junta spokesman admitted on Saturday that clashes erupted in this area on Friday, and that the soldiers had killed a number of people, without giving further details.

After this massacre, the United States renewed its call to impose an arms embargo on Myanmar.

Myanmar has been in chaos since the February coup, and more than 1,300 people have been killed in the crackdown by the armed forces, according to a report. Non-governmental organization local.

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