Officials provide aids to children injured in shelling at school in Rakhine State


OFFICIALS from the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement provided cash and supplies to the school children who were injured by artillery fire hit the Basic Education Post-Primary School of Khamwe Chaung (Khami) village, San Nyinwai village tract, Buthidaung Township, Rakhine State on 13 February.

Officials from the Ministry led by Administrator of the Maungtaw District General Administration Department donated K 850,000 (K 50,000 for each student), ten men’s longyi, seven women’s longyi, 34 T-Shirts, 17 mosquito nets, 17 bars of soap and 17 towels to 17 students who were injured in the artillery fire.

The officials also encouraged the students and their families.

Out of 17 injured students, two students named Ma Khin May Oo aged 11 years old and Ma Ni Khaing aged 9 years old got severe injuries and they were sent to the People’s Hospital of Buthidaung Township and other 15 students are now receiving treatment at the Gandari Philanthropic school, officials said.


(Translated by Kyaw Zin Lin)

Ref; The Global New Light of Myanmar

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