A cargo vessel carrying 170 diesel barrels capsized and sank at Kani port, causing property damage but no injuries, on 3 August, according to a report from Myanmar Alin Daily Today.
According to police, a cargo vessel called Thein Htaik Aung was operated by U Hla Min Aung, 29, with five passengers on board. Authorities suspect the cause of the accident was that the 78-foot-long, five-foot-long ship was overloaded with cargo. Kani Myoma police station and fire services personnel rescued the passengers and collected toppled diesel barrels. Police have charged U Hla Min Aung.
Than Htay Aung