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Three injured in landmine explosions within a week

Published Oct 27, 2018
Updated Jun 22, 2020

Three civilians sustained injuries in landmine blasts in Namhsan Township, Palaung Self- Administered Zone, northern Shan State, within a week, state media reported.

On Wednesday, 24 October, a 35-year old Daw Khin Ohn Kyi, a resident of Heiktan Village in Mankan Village-tract, received injuries to her left leg due to a landmine explosion, when she was passing through Namhsan-Panlong road together with her husband. She is currently receiving medical treatment at the township hospital.

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Two other civilians were also hurt in landmine blasts after they stepped on them in Lontauk Village in Mankan Village-tract on 19 October and in Hochaung Village on 18 October respectively, the report said