An explosion occurred at 6 am in Man Kan village, Namh Kat, Muse and killed U Tar Nyi, 40-year-old.
The explosion occurred when U Tar Nyi was collecting garbage around the signpost of anti-drug slogan. He lost his right leg and right hand and died in the explosion.
A villager said, “Tar Nyi was cleaning around the signpost nearby the kinder-garden school. He was going to burn the garbage. It exploded and he was badly injured. He died on the way to Muse Hospital.”
Locals also discovered 3 unexploded landmines below the signpost. Locals said it is unknown which armed group is behind the landmine.
However, Myanmar Tatmadaw LID 88 are administrating in Man Kan village, Namh Kat village and other nearby villages beginning on September 4th.
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