Explosion in Momauk, Kachin State, kills one

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An explosion yesterday morning in front of a tea shop in Momauk, Kachin State, killing one person and injuring four others.


At 9am, Naw San, 43, a member of Lawayang Militia Headquarters who lives in Kyenan Ward, was returning from Myoma Market. As he opened the door to his car, a nearby motorcycle exploded, injuring five people. Naw San died from his injuries a short time later while being treated at Momauk Hospital.


Maung Soe Min Latt, 28, was seriously injured while Maung Zaw Htay Aung, 25, Ma Ah Kaing, 21 and Maung Naing Min, 16, suffered minor cuts. All were undergoing treatment in Bhamo Hospital.