Myanmar coup latest: Yangon to suffer 'more explosions,' say sources

27th May, 2021

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A protester holding a National League for Democracy flag in Yangon, where there were five bomb attacks on Tuesday. © Reuters


Yangon, the largest city and commercial hub of Myanmar, will face more bomb attacks in the coming days and weeks, sources told Nikkei Asia. There were at least five incidents on Tuesday alone, with one at a wedding in Thingangyun Township where four people, including the bride, were reportedly killed by a bomb hidden in a present for the couple. No one has claimed responsibility for the attack. Unconfirmed reports on social media suggest the couple or some of the wedding attendees were close to the junta.

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