DANGER WITH EVERY STEP: LANDMINES KILLING AND WOUNDING IN KARENNI AREA, Kantarawaddy Times, 14 July 2011

A man was injured cutting the grass in the compound of a Baptist Church on a Saturday evening in March, in Mountain Village, Mawchi Township, Kayah State.

On March 3, the Burmese Army’s Maj. Ko Ko Oo, Commander of IB 134, officially announced landmines were placed 30 yards away from their outposts at Htinshu Mountain (Fir mountain), Tawatainthar and Kyauk Taung, which is located very close to the church where the mine exploded on March 24th.

Livestock have also reportedly been lost to landmines in Kaw Tudoh, Bulaw Pel, Leh Lawhti, Lo Hkarlo, Maw Hser Khe villages of Mawchi Township.

URL: http://www.bnionline.net/index.php/feature/kantarawaddy/11153-danger-with-every-step-landmines-killing-and-wounding-in-karenni-area.html

 
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