LAST WEEK IN NAY PYI TAW
Two people died on the spot with 21 others were injured in a truck accident in Zaya Thiri Township in Nay Pyi Taw on April 16, according to news reports. It was the last day of the Water Festival known as Thingyan. With 24 passengers aboard, a truck travelling to celebrate the Water Festival crashed into a lamp post and overturned. The driver has been charged for negligent driving. During the Water Festival, from April 13 to 16, four deaths and 42 injuries in connection with 20 traffic accidents were registered on Yangon-Mandalay expressway, according to the police.