ARSA explosive kills two in Maungtaw

Map 30 72Two men were killed and three injured by an explosive triggered by ARSA in Maungtaw Township, Rakhine State, yesterday morning.
At 8:55 am on 30 March 2020, a man identified as U San Aung Phyu, 50, and 11 Dainet residents from Mingalar Nyunt Village were on their motorbikes to go check on some bird traps. They parked their bikes near Kamaungseik Village and Aungzu Village and went into the woods on foot.
It was at the intersection to Bawtala Village, 20 feet from Hlaingti Creek bridge, that members of ARSA set of an explosive and shot U San Aung Phyu and his group with small firearms. They ran back to their motorbikes but found them destroyed.
U San Aung Phyu and 9 others managed to escape to Kamaungseik Village around 9 am and he and 2 others suffered non-fatal serious injuries while two man identified as U Kyaw Thein Maung, 35, and U Maung Mae, 20, from Aungthapyay Village and Kamaungseik Village respectively, were missing.
At around 9:30 am, soldiers from Kamaungseik command and police officers went to the scene of the incident and discovered the bodies of U Kyaw Thein Maung and U Maung Mae along with a 50-feet piece of wire and a cartridge and bullets of an AK47 firearm.
The three injured men including U San Aung Phyu were sent to Maungtaw People’s Hospital around 9:55 a.m. and are receiving medical treatment, according to the Myanmar Police Force. —MNA (Translated by Zaw Htet Oo)

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