On November 15, 2005 at 9:45 a.m., one column of Burma Army LIB 421 commanded by Major Zaw Zaw Lin, arrived at a paddy field near Kutaru Village, west of Mawchi in Southern Karen State.
The Burma Army opened fire on villagers working in their field. They killed three people: Saw Henry, 62 years old (two bullets hit his chest), Naw Shenay Paw, 22 years old (one bullet hit her chest) and Nae Lay Htoo, 6 years old. The Burma Army’s shots also left Lay Lay Wah, 15 years old, seriously wounded.
There is no further information on this incident at this time.
Source: Karenni Information Centre (KIC)