The families of two people killed when a bridge in Myaungmya Township collapsed over the weekend have received 2.6 million kyats ($1,950) in financial assistance from two Union ministries and…
The possessions are reported to have begun at Shan Yekyaw High School in August after the school expanded its compound into a neighbouring cemetery.
To date, 18 girls have been ‘possessed’ – a process which makes them vomit, cry and scream hysterically.
Villages have been evacuated and schools in Burma’s Irrawaddy Delta have been ordered to close.
Thousands turned out, many on motorbikes and tractor carts, in this delta town, where almost every household subsists on rice cultivation and fishing.
Police say that a second lieutenant was among the five who have been arrested in connection with an alleged armed robbery in Irrawaddy Division.