A landmine planted near Lwe-in Village in Namkham Township, Shan State North, exploded yesterday, while a member of the KIA was arrested at Panhkam Bridge in Muse Township, according to the Information Committee of the State Counsellor’s Office.
The bomb went off at about 6:45pm near the village, but no injuries were reported.
At about 8 pm yesterday, security forces near the bridge had to fire shots at three men on a motorbike, who dropped a mine. While conducting area clearance operations in the area, security forces discovered a landmine near a dustbin and a suspicious man on the bridge.
On questioning, the security forces learned that the man was Gunmon, a private in the KIA, from Panjup Village in Manwainggyi Village-tract in Bhamaw. Action is being taken against him according to the law. —Myanmar News Agency