26 July 2017

News Story: Myanmar arrests 31 terrorist suspects

Hanoi,  (VNA) – Myanmar security forces have arrested 31 terrorist suspects in Maungtaw town in the northern state of Rakhine, the Myanmar News Agency reported on July 24.

According to the security forces, the suspects were arrested when gathering at a secret meeting in Kyauk Hlaykha village to prepare for terrorism acts. They are under investigation to ascertain whether they are connected with any terrorist organisation.

A day earlier, the Myanmar security forces also seized nine people suspected of murdering a local official in Buthidaung town in Rakhine state on July 4.

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