The military junta has reported the arrest of more than 40 people in connection with the seizure of more than 2,000 explosives and homemade firearms in Yangon in recent Dentist Email List weeks. From May 21 to this Sunday, 23 people have been arrested and three pistols, three chargers and 2,080 homemade bombs have been seized. Between 13 and 17 of the same month, another 20 people were also arrested, according to ‘The Irrawaddy’.
The detainees “are accused of attending explosives training” and “firearms smuggling,” according to a statement issued on television owned by the military junta. Along with the arrests, in these weeks there have been several clashes between the military and civilians in the city of Yangun, as well as more than five explosions that caused the death of military forces and a local governor.
The last detonation was recorded this Sunday at 07:30 (local time) in the Hlaing neighborhood. The Association for Assistance to Political Prisoners assures that at least cpa email list people have died due to the repression of the military junta against the protests that were unleashed with the military coup of February 1, while there are more than 5,400 detained for political reasons.