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Bomb blast in Insein injures eight people

Rangoon (Mizzima) – A bomb explosion in Insein Township, apparently accidentally set off on Sunday, injured eight people including two children, a police officer said.

Aftermath of Insein Aungzeya bomb blast
The bomb exploded in front of a betel nut shop in the Aungzeya Housing Complex on Strand Road in Insein Township in Rangoon Division at about 7 p.m.

Police said a man identified as Zaw Min Than apparently carried a bomb and it exploded while he was buying betel nut. A second unexploded bomb was also found, police said.

A doctor at Insein Hospital said Zaw Min Than was severely injured in the explosion and is in critical condition.

Two children, identified as Nyein Nyein Tun, 3. and Zaw Min Htike,13, were among the injured.

Also injured were Zaw Min Than, Kaythi Myo Kyaw, Win Pa Pa Kyaw, Tint Lwin Oo, Tun Tun and Thin Thin, who were all taken to Insein Hospital.

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 02 March 2011 15:17 )  

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