Guwahati: At least 50 people were killed and many left injured in a military air strike in Myanmar on Monday during a cultural event organized by an ethnic minority group. 

The attack was reportedly carried out by three fighter jets.

The attack took place in northern Kachin Province. 

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However, the military is yet to confirm it officially.

According to local media reports, civilians, prominent local singers and Kachin Independence Army (KIA) officers were killed in the attack.

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It happened in the ??Hpakan Township and at least 50 people have died, the BBC reported. 

Some other reports also claim that the death toll may be as many as 100.

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