Armed forces opposed to Myanmar's militaries seized a police station in the eastern town of Mobye on Sunday, according to local media reports.
At least 13 members of the security forces were killed and 4 were captured.
#May23Coup Mobye (Shan-Kayah border)— Shafiur Rahman (@shafiur) May 23, 2021
From 9 am, Mobye-PDF & other surrounding forces attacked the Moebye police station in Pekon Township, Mobye, Shan State.
Source: RFA#WhatsHappeningInMyanmar #PeopleDefenceForce pic.twitter.com/SbPNmg3H23
Irrawaddy, a Myanmar media outlet, quoted a fighter from the local People's Defence Force as saying the police station had been set on fire and two civilians had been wounded.
Other media reports claim that up to 15 members of the security forces had been killed.
On 1 February, Myanmar’s military overthrew the government and declared a year-long state of emergency. The military has placed under house State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi and President Win Myint, along with other top officials it has accused of election fraud.