BRIEF – 88GPOS leader undergoes heart surgery

Mya Aye, one of the leaders of 88 Generation Peace and Open Society (88GPOS), had successful heart surgery on Saturday, his colleague said. Pandate Htun said Mya Aye’s arteries were blocked and had to be replaced. “Among three major arteries supplying blood to the heart, two were totally blocked and one was nearly blocked,” Pandate Htun said, adding that the surgery went from 8 am to 3 pm. “Now, he is in the intensive care unit. The doctors said his surgery was successful.”