Elderly Woman Killed After Stepping on Landmine in Hsenwi Township, Shan Herald Agency for News, 7 July 2015

A 70 year old woman was fatally injured while collecting firewood near an Army outpost in Hsenwi township. She died while enroute to the hospital in Hsenwi town, 30 miles away. The report states that local people had no warning that there were mines in the area, and that they have stopped going to the area to collect forest products.


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