The security forces led by an officer of the No. 1 border guard control office in Maungtaw Township arrested 59 suspects believed to be armed attackers at 10am yesterday during their area clearance operations at Kyargaungtaung, Gwazone and Dargyizar villages, according to an announcement from the Information Committee of the State Counsellor’s Office.
Out of the 59 suspects, 21 were from Gwazone, nine were from Kyargaungtaung, 15 from Gwa village, 12 from Kyargaungtaung village, one from Dargyizar village and one from Ooseinkya village.
Among the arrested suspects were Hamat Dular, 15 and Shaoshitarmauk, 52, both of Gwazone. The suspects are being held at No. 3 and No. 4 border guard control offices for interrogation. — Myanmar News Agency