Nay Pyi Taw March 15
There are still 42 lost weapons in the hands of the violent armed men who attacked the border outposts in Maungtaw on 9 October and killed several policemen.
Since the 9 October attacks, regional instability occurred up to 14th March at the cost of 17 policemen and civilians who were killed and and 15 who were injured. Two weapons from the Tatmadaw were lost and out of 68 arms lost from the police, 28 have been recovered and 40 are still missing.
Security forces seized two home-made short guns and two long guns, one home-made gun, one revolver, one pistol, one M-22 gun totally eight arms and 15 bullets, 70 machetes and one harpoon from the violent attackers.
Moreover, 38 local people had been attacked and some were killed by the violent attackers from 5 October 2016 until 14 March 2017.
The Myawady Daily