Clashes broke between the Myanmar Army and ethnic armed groups along the Myawady-Kawkareik in Kayin State on July 7, causing several injuries.
During the clashes, an artillery shell exploded at No 1 High School in the Chaungtaung area on the morning of July 7. Since it detonating before school hours, no one was injured. The school is temporarily closed.
Two shells also landed in No 1 Wanna Chaung Ward, also known as the Kayin National Community, but they did not detonate.