Khaing Roe La/DMG

March 29, Mrauk-U

An early morning shooting of light and heavy weapon in a village in Mrauk-U Township on Friday left one dead and another four seriously injured.

U Tun Tha Sein, Rakhine State Hluttaw representative for Mrauk-U Township, confirmed the incident that happened in Auk Thar Kan village at about 6 AM on March 29.

“A woman was killed, currently we can’t take her body back,” he said.

Ma San Pa May, 30, was killed and U Hla Tin Aung, 38, U Win Kyaw Thein, 33, Daw Ma Soe Than, 40, and Ma Pauk Sa Ma, 25, have sustained serious injuries.

One injured has been taken medical treatment in Mrauk-U hospital, other three have been provided treatment in Tin Nyo hospital.                                                                    

“I haven’t known what happen yet. At about half past six in early morning, I heard the sounds of gunshot and heavy weapon. I could not reach villagers so far,” U Tun Tha Sein said.

The DMG tried to get contact with villagers for comment, but could not reach and still investigating.

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