YANGON, Myanmar, Nine policemen have been killed, in an attack on a village outpost in Ponnagyun township, Myanmar’s Rakhine state, with two others being injured, according to local police, on Sunday.

The attack on the Yo Ta Yoke village police outpost, occurred Saturday at 11:20 p.m. local time and the onslaught lasted for around half an hour.

The attack was launched by the Arakan Army, an official of the Rakhine state police headquarters, said. Some weapons were also taken away during the attack.

The policemen being killed are mostly identified as having officer ranks.

Source: NAM News Network

Posted in Market March 10, 2019