In Kyaukpadaung, Aung Aung set himself on fire and protested against the return of the military dictatorship in 2002 and 2005. Life threatening
Yangon, February 1
In Kyaukpadaung, a local, Aung Aung, set himself on fire, protesting against the return of the military dictatorship in 2002 and 2005. Aung Aung was taken to hospital but is expected to die, a Kyaukpadaung resident told Rangoon Times.
“He set himself on fire near the EPC office in Kyaukpadaung. He said in a statement that he would not return to the military dictatorship. He is now in hospital. It is an emergency.
The condition of the arsonist is very serious.
According to K-Media, a local media outlet in Kyaukpadaung, the person who set himself on fire was in Kyaukpadaung, Pyi Taw Thar. Aung Aung is a blacksmith living on Shwe Tan Sa Road.Khit Thit Media