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March 02, 2018

Khami ethnics in Maungtaw attacked with knife, axe

Two members of the Khami ethnic group in Rakhine State were attacked with a knife and an axe by three unknown people in a village in Maungtaw Township, Rakhine State.
The attack occurred as the two villagers were hunting for food at the edge of a forest near Thayaykonebaung (Natala) village In Maungtaw. Aung Kyaw Sein, 46, was wounded on the right side of his back and received treatment at Buthidaung Hospital. The injury was not considered serious, officials said.
The second victim, Tun Thar Maung , 28, ran from the scene. Security forces have been searching for him.
Police forces continue to investigate the case and are searching for the attackers.—Myanmar News Agency


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