Members of the security forces who chased the dispersing crowd were attacked by a car driving at high speed while they were stationing at Bawdi junction, Seinyadanar Taung ward in Mohnyin Township, Kachin State yesterday.
Although security forces warned to disperse when about 300 people were protesting in Ashay Su ward in Mohnyin Township, the protesters insisted to stay and tried to harm the security forces with sticks, rocks and slingshots. Finally, the security forces had to disperse the crowd with the shot of .12 revolver used for riot control.
White colour NPW 9K/9288 Honda Fit being driven by Min Khant Wai, 24, son of U Soe Naing, who lives in Ashay Su ward, Mohnyin Township, tried to attack the security forces who were chasing the dispersing crowd. The driver was arrested and according to further investigation, there were two men in the vehicles who were injured and run away by motorbike. —MNA