The victim has been identified as Maung Zai Nai Tun.
His mother Daw Thuza, hailing from Padauk Chaung hamlet under Tet Taung
village--tract also sustained injuries. They went to the mountain in search of
vegetables in the morning hours on 28 November.
The local villagers informed that there is an army
camp in Padok Chaung area. Both went to a jungle near the mountain and the boy
accidentally stepped on a mine planted by the army. Suddenly the mine exploded
and he died on the spot.
His mother sustained injuries on her right hand. Currently she is undergoing treatment at Tet Taung