Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Ammunition dump fire at Sittwe Regional Headquarters under investigation

November 7, 2016
At the regional command headquarters of Sittwe, Rakhine State a fire burnt an ammunition dump stored in the arsenal this morning at 11:55, extinguished by Tatmatawmen and members of the township fire brigade. The fire was put out at 1:10 pm or so.

The fire destroyed the left hand side of the arsenal and its contents—some of the ammunition.

The fire did not spread to the western part of the room with no one injured, it is learnt.

According to the preliminary enquiry of the case, the cause of fire may be the chemical reaction. The enquiry committee consists of experts, who will find out as to whether it was linked with terrorists.

Ref; The Global New Light of Myanmar

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