Myanmar Lashio News

Burma Lashio News

Sentencing of seven soldiers for civilian murders in Myanmar. 2 dead, 11 wounded, by Myanmar bombs Lashio City: Polizei Rangoon: A Wednesday bombing in Myanmar's northeast town of Lashio murdered two banking employees and wounded 11 persons, the administration said. Cops said they were conducting an investigation, but had no information on any possible unsub. We' ve just got a (local) policemen's account of the Lashio bombing incident tonight," Myanmar's Naypyitaw Reuters spokesperson Thet Naing said over the telephone.

"The Myanmar administration's spokesperson Zaw Htay said in a Twitter report related to the Lashio explosion declaration, "Two virgin girls were killed and 11 wounded". The other spokesperson for the law, Colonel Myo Thu Soe, said the law could not name any accused at the time. "We' re still investigating," he said to Reuters on the telephone.

An inhabitant of Lashio, 27-year-old Lway Dehnin, said she heared the blast at 4:30 p. m. near two banks situated in the center of the town near bureaus of the DoH. "This blast occurred near Aya and Yoma Bank. Do you know the window in the building was busted? The Yoma Bank released a declaration that two of its employees were murdered in its Lashio office and that its two Lashio office were closing down for the time being.

"The Yoma is still standing as a house in this sad situation," the house said in a declaration. Dean Reuters couldn't get ahold of anyone at the plant. A number of un-verified photos and videoclips published by locals and reporters on public relations sites showed the banking premises with burst doors and broken signs.

The Yoma Bank building's walls also showed traces of damages. Lashio, with more than 170,000 inhabitants, is one of the biggest towns in northeastern Myanmar and is situated on a major highway that connects the key town of Mandalay with the major crossroads on the Myanmar-China frontier at Muse, about 110 km (68 miles) northbound.

This is one of the biggest towns in the country's troubled Shan state, where several ethnically militarized groups are conducting insurrections against Myanmar's army. Explosions of bombs in Shan towns are not uncommon, but usually much smaller. Myanmar's de facto Leader Aung San Suu Kyi is trying to reinvigorate a stammering peacemaking trial to end decade-long nationalistic warfare.

Last weeks cease-fire with the regime was undersigned by two gunmen.

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