A column of the government forces, who were on their way from Kyikanpyin Border Guard Command Centre to Gwason village, was attacked with an improvised mine by the violent attackers near a bridge in Oolar village, Maungtaw Township on Saturday.
No one was injured in the attack, but one vehicle was damaged.
Earlier that afternoon, the violent attackers also attempted to blow up a convoy on its way from the Border Guard Command Centre to Taungpyoletwe village. One vehicle was damaged, but there was no one injured during the bomb attack. —Myawady