Bomb ex­plodes at board­ing school hos­tel in Ti­gyaing

Mizzima Business Weekly - - NEWS ROUNDUPS - Aung Ko Oo

Sa­gaing Re­gion Leg­isla­tive As­sem­bly leg­is­la­tor Thein Han con­firmed to Mizzima that a bomb ex­ploded on March 12 at 1 p.m. at Hpu Pwint Wai board­ing school hos­tel run by Khin Khin in Ah­letaw vil­lage, Ti­gyaing Town­ship, Sa­gaing Re­gion. “There was a bomb ex­plo­sion at about 1 p.m. but there were no ca­su­al­ties,” he said. Thein Han added that the lo­cal army unit and lo­cal po­lice force con­ducted search op­er­a­tion af­ter the ex­plo­sion and found 9 un­ex­ploded bombs in the area. Though Thein Han said some­one who al­legedly planted the bomb had been ar­rested in Sh­webo but the Town­ship po­lice chief could not con­firm this.

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