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September 21, 2019

Convoy carrying ICRC aid attacked by AA group

Bullet wounds are seen on the truck attacked by the AA group on 27 June. Photo: MNA
Bullet wounds are seen on the truck attacked by the AA group on 27 June. Photo: MNA

A civilian convoy carrying aid from the International Committee of the Red Cross struck landmines planted by the AA group around 8 pm on 27 June in Kyauktaw, Rakhine State. Members of the AA also fired upon the convoy using small arms.
The six vehicles were carrying aid to the ICRC Office in Kanyintan Myoma Ward of Maungtaw, according to the Myanmar Police Force.
The MPF is investigating the incident and ascertaining the damage caused by the attack to life and property.
The police force has also issued a statement saying it will take the necessary action against AA. — MNA (Translated by TTN)

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