Attack on Nurula police post in Maungtaw leaves one police officer dead

IMG_9524A police post in Nurula, about three miles away from Maungtaw, was attacked at about 6 pm yesterday by armed men on motorcycles, resulting in the death of one officer.
Violent attackers who arrived on three motorcycles assaulted the two guards of the post with small weapons fire, but members of the post were able to repel the attackers, forcing them to withdraw with injuries and abandon their motorbikes. One police officer died of his wounds and the other one was slightly injured.
Police seized one home-made bomb and four pistols together with the motorbikes.—Myanmar News AgencyIMG_9523 (1)

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