Paung, 19 July

A man was lost in a mountain flash flood in Ottada village of Paung township, Mon state,  on 18 July afternoon, locals said to Than Lwin Times.

Zaw Latt was collecting firewood in a creek under heavy rain around 1 pm when incident occurred.

“Locals normally collect firewood from mountain water, and he was drowned in the water,” ‌a local said.

His body was not found until 7 pm on that day.

As torrential rains have poured across Mon state since 17 July night, floods occurred in many townships of the state.

News—Than Lwin Times


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