Bomb blast in Myanmar kills two, wounds over a dozen

A bomb blast in northern Myanmar killed two people and wounded more than a dozen on Wednesday, a military source and a member of a local rescue organization told AFP.

“According to the initial report, two men were killed and 10 others injured by a blast” that happened around 6 p.m. (1130 GMT) near a petrol station outside the town of Lashio in Shan state, the report said.

The blast, which hit a nearby passenger bus, was caused by a bomb planted on a motorbike. Local authorities were investigating the explosion. 

Source(s): AFP

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