Rangoon bomb kills one and wounds one

A bomb exploded near the busy Hle Dan junction in Rangoon at 11am this morning killing one and wounding pedestrians.

An eyewitness spoke to Karen News (under the condition of anonymity) said the bomb exploded at a public toilet close to Hle Dan junction.

“The bomb explosion killed one woman and an injured man was taken to Yangon Hospital. The bomb ripped apart the roof of the toilet.”

The Burmese based 7Days News Journal reported that security officers sources claimed two women were killed and one man wounded.

At the time of writing it was still unknown who is responsible for the bombing. A source close to the security officials at the scene said that they believe that there are more bombs in the area and are trying to clear the immediate area as a priority.

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