Water Festival in Myanmar 2016

Myanmar Water Resistance 2016

Thirty-four dead during the water festival in Myanmar. Newpyitaw, April 18th 2016 16:14 IS. 18 October 2016 14:58 IS. Maha Thingyan is commonly referred to as the Water Festival and allows people to celebrate Burma's New Year. Ancestors: Cambodia Water Festival, Thailand Water Festival, Myanmar Water Festival.

Water festival in Myanmar: 285 dead, 1,073 wounded during the 4-day event

In all, 285 persons were murdered and 1,073 others were injured at a four-day water festival in Myanmard, according to newscasts. There were 13 more fatalities than last year. Meanwhile, a number of 1,200 crimes were recorded during the water festival, the Xinhua press office said. The dead included 10 in Nay Pyi Taw, 44 in Yangon, 36 in Mandalay, 26 in Sagaing, 11 in Tanintharyi, 37 in Bago, 11 in Magway, 20 in Mon, 17 in Rakhine, 29 in Shan and 28 in Aye yawaddy.

The annual festival took place from Thursday to Sunday. Last year's water festival claimed 272 lives and injured 1,086 others.

32 dead during water festival in Myanmar

Artist who perform a folk dancing during a water festival in Myanmar at the presidential palace in Naypyitaw. The Xinhua press office reports that 14 persons were accidentally wounded and 235 wounded during the five-day water festival, while in other cases 17 were deathed. Thingyan Water Festival in Myanmar claimed 34 lives and wounded several hundred of them.

The Xinhua press office reports that 14 persons were accidentally wounded and 235 wounded during the five-day water festival, while in other cases 17 were deathed. According to the Myanmar P.D., three killings were announced during the festival. In the Yangon area, the number of festival-related cases has decreased since last year, and the local authorities thank the population.

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