Saturday, February 14, 2009

Burma: Junta calls on citizens to "expose terrorists"

Burma's military junta have called on the people to expose terrorists following the seizure of a mine and the explosion of two bombs in Bago division over the last five days, Xinhua News Agency reports.

"Anti-government organizations and terrorist armed groups are sending bombers to commit destructive acts in the nation and the authorities concerned are making arrangements for exposing those terrorists," the official newspaper New Light of Myanmar warned in a news report Saturday.

According to the report, an improvised mine in a plastic container under a concrete pipe of a drainage at a residential quarter in Kanyuntkwin, Phyu township of the division was seized last weekend, while on Thursday night, two blasts occurred in series in Kyaukgyi of the same division with the prior taking place on a temporary wooden bridge in a village and the latter near the fence of an empty house in another village after 10 minutes.

No casualties were reported in both blasts.
Published by Mike Hitchen, Mike Hitchen Consulting
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