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Shootings take place in Sittwe, one died on the spot

  • By: Web Master
  • | Date: 06 October 2023
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A 50-year-old man was killed in a shooting incident that took place in Rakhine capital city of  Sittwe at around 9 pm on Thursday.

The deceased has been identified as U Maung Kyin Sein, who hailed from Set Yon Suu ward from the outskirts of Sittwe.

A local resident informed  Narinjara News  that he could hear the sound of gunshots for five times near  Aung Parami monastery.

"The victim was shot dead by the miscreants. He was shifted to the hospital, where he succumbed to injuries. His daughter also sustained injuries on one leg," he added.

The victim’s body and also his injured daughter are being kept in Sittwe general hospital.

The shooting occurred near the office of  Arakan Liberation Party (ALP),  led by pro-junta Daw Saw Mya Razalin.

"It took place near the ALP headquarters. I don't know which group was involved with it,” he added.

On 15 September, a  40-year-old ALP major Khaing Soe Lwin was shot dead in front of a shop near the State communication office in Sittwe. He was also attacked by a sharp item and succumbed to injuries on the spot.

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