Five people, including an elected lawmaker and three police defectors, were killed by a powerful blast in Bago Region’s Pyay Township on Monday, according to local sources.
Thet Win Hlaing, a regional MP from the National League for Democracy (NLD), and the three police officers were in hiding at a home in Zee Oke village tract when the explosion occurred at around 5pm, the sources told Myanmar Now.
According to a local man who retrieved the bodies, the owner of the home was the fifth victim of the blast. A fourth police defector was also critically injured and is currently receiving treatment at Pyay Hospital after losing both arms, the man added.
Source: Myanmar Now