Ye, June (7)

Two civilians were injured by landmine explosions in Mon State’s Ye and Thaton Townships, locals and the social rescue team told Than Lwin Times.

On June 6, at 11:00 a.m., two local men on a motorcycle struck the landmines on the Yangon-Mawlamyaing road near Kali Kyung village of Kamar Sai village tract in Thaton.

U Khaing Tun from Kali Kyung village was reportedly injured by shrapnel in his abdomen and was taken to Thein Seik District Hospital.

Meanwhile, a local farmer stepped on a landmine near Kyotadar Creek in Baekalwe village, Lamai town of Ye, around 11 a.m. on June 5.

Similarly, 24-year-old Min Chan Mon from Mawkanin village was taken to Mawlamyaing Hospital after stepping on a landmine and injuring his right ankle.

In May, two people were killed and at least six were injured due to landmine explosions and gunfire in Mon State.

News-Than Lwin Times

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