Myanmar junta replaces air force chief amid bombing campaign – sources

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By Poppy McPherson and Wa Lone (Reuters) – Myanmar’s military leader has removed the head of the air force, local media and four sources close to the armed forces said, replacing one of the most senior figures in a junta that has carried out bombing raids to try to crush resistance. The sources told Reuters that 57-year-old Maung Maung Kyaw, a general from an elite military background, had been ousted from the post he had held since 2018. Two of the sources said he was replaced on Monday by Htun Aung, who had been the air force’s chief of staff. There was no public announcement that Maung Maun…

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