One dead, two hurt in landmine explosion in Kachin State


A 48-year old woman died and two other women were injured on 16 January in a landmine explosion in Momauk, Kachin State, according to a local report yesterday.
The victim has been identified as Daw Lasi Lu, 48, from Madu Village, Momauk Township. She was on her way to a nearby jungle to collect vegetables when she stepped on a mine, triggering an explosion.
Two other women — Daw Lasi Khun, 52, and Daw Su Sana, 48 — from the same village were injured in the blast and taken to the Bhamo Township Military Hospital by soldiers from a local battalion. —Win Naing (Kachin State) (Translated by GNLM)

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