20 students injured as mortar hits primary school in Myanmar's Rakhine state


Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi attending a ceremony to mark the birthday of her late father General Aung San in Taungyi city, Shan State on Friday. A total of 20 students were injured as a mortar fire launched by members of the Arakan Army, a local insurgent group, hit a primary school in Myanmar's Rakhine state, said a release from the Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services on Saturday (Feb 15). - AFP

YANGON: A total of 20 students were injured as a mortar fire launched by members of the Arakan Army, a local insurgent group, hit a primary school in Myanmar's Rakhine state, said a release from the Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services on Saturday (Feb 15).

The statement said that Arakan Army members attacked a group of Myanmar military personnel during their security operation in Buthidaung township on Thursday morning.

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