AA armed group abducts 58 in Yathedaung, Rakhine State

AA 26 10 2019The AA armed group abducted 58 service personnel onboard a boat in Yathedaung, Rakihine State, yesterday.
The abductees includes 14 members of the Tatmataw, 29 police officers, two service personnel of the Prison Department, two civil servants and 13 civilians.
The Shwenadi Watercraft carrying 165 civilian passengers and about 50 service personnel left Sittway at 7 am and arrived in Yathesaung at 9.15 am. After leaving the Yathesaung jetty, the boat was forced to the shore by some 30 members of AA group between Kyauktan Chaungwa and Pyeintaung Village at 10.20 am.
The boat continued to Buthidaung after the incident.
The Myanmar Police Force are in charge of the investigation.— MNA (Translated by Zaw Min)

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