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Bombs explode in Mandalay

October 24,1996

In the early morning of October 24, a bomb was side to
be exploded in the front door of Daewoo electronic
service centre cum sale room, which is located between
81 street and 25/26 street in Mandalay.

Simultaneously, another bomb was exploded near the TV
and Telecommunication office located in the corner of
80 street and 26 street-B. No one got injury in this
explosion, according to the report.

The region controlled media did not cover this news nor
made confirmation. It was coincided with RIT students
protest against the ruling military region better known

Information Department 
ABSL( Manipur Regional Office)


Another burden on Tamu 
The district LORC ordered

Oct 24, 1996.

One person from every household of Tamu district to
guard the town daily from 9 P.M. to 6 A.M. A person who
fail to serve his assignment had to pay 100 Kyats as a
fine. "Previously, we have to pay fine for the absence
in force labour contribution and again we have to pay
for this burden", one civilian said. 
The district LORC reportedly said that civilians were
order to guard the localities in order to catch pro-
democracy students operating on Indo-Burma border.

Information Department
ABSL (Manipur Regional Office)


Tamu intelligence personnel caught in their own trap

Oct 21, 1996

Intelligence personal led by Hla Moe (MI-17) and Myint
Oo (narcotics) set a trip to arrest arms dealer in
Tamu. On Oct 21, Thein Lwin, an information made a
business appointment with U Aung Kyaw, the arms
smuggler, in the house of U Kyin, near the church.
Intelligence personnel had paid 45,000 Rupees to Thein
Lwin as a decoy money in order to gain trust of U Aung
Kyaw.But when intelligence personnel reached to the
said place, U Aung Kyaw had already disappeared
together with 45,000 Rupees. Only U Kyin and Thein Lwin
(informer) remained in the house.

*100 Rupees=420 Kyats(Current Exchange rate on India-
Burma border)

Information Department
ABSL (Manipur Regional Office)


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