Naing Ngan Linn, candidate from the National League for Democracy party lying on a hospital bed at Yangon General Hospital. Photo: AFP Naing Ngan Linn, candidate from the National League for Democracy party lying on a hospital bed at Yangon General Hospital. Photo: AFP
Naing Ngan Linn, candidate from the National League for Democracy party lying on a hospital bed at Yangon General Hospital. Photo: AFP

Myanmar opposition candidate knifed during campaign tour, just a week ahead of historic elections

It is not yet known what the motivation behind Naing Ngan Linn's attack, as his group was touring Yangon’s Tharketa township, where he is contesting

Naing Ngan Linn, candidate from the National League for Democracy party lying on a hospital bed at Yangon General Hospital. Photo: AFP Naing Ngan Linn, candidate from the National League for Democracy party lying on a hospital bed at Yangon General Hospital. Photo: AFP
Naing Ngan Linn, candidate from the National League for Democracy party lying on a hospital bed at Yangon General Hospital. Photo: AFP
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