17 July 2017

News Story: IED explosion kills 3, injures 1 in northern Myanmar

YANGON, July 16 (Xinhua) -- An explosion of terrorist-planted improvised explosive device (IED) has killed three people and injured one in Maungtaw town in Myanmar's northern Rakhine state, the Myanmar News Agency reported Sunday.

The IED explosion occurred between Pyaung Pike and Nga Sar Kyuu villages in the state Saturday morning when four people were resting on a hill after working on a farm at the foot of the hill.

Security forces rushed to the scene and found the tragedy.

The injured was transported to Maungtaw hospital for treatment.

Read the full story at Xinhua