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Petrol bomb thrown at Myanmar’s ‘democracy heroine’ Suu Kyi’s home

AFP
Published : Feb 1, 2018, 11:59 am IST
Updated : Feb 1, 2018, 11:59 am IST

‘It was a petrol bomb,’ spokesman Zaw Htay confirmed

A petrol bomb was thrown at the lakeside Yangon compound of Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi Thursday while she was away from her home. (Photo: File)
 A petrol bomb was thrown at the lakeside Yangon compound of Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi Thursday while she was away from her home. (Photo: File)

Yangon: A petrol bomb was thrown at the lakeside Yangon compound of Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi Thursday while she was away from her home, a government spokesman said.

"It was a petrol bomb," spokesman Zaw Htay confirmed, without giving further details on a possible motive for a small but rare attack targeting the Myanmar democracy heroine.

Tags: aung san suu kyi, petrol bomb, zaw htay
Location: Myanmar, Rangoon [Yangon], Rangoon (Yangon)