Motorists pass the China-Myanmar border gate in Muse last year. The town lies on the path of a proposed US$8.9 billion high-speed rail link that’s part of Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative. Photo: AFP
Motorists pass the China-Myanmar border gate in Muse last year. The town lies on the path of a proposed US$8.9 billion high-speed rail link that’s part of Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative. Photo: AFP
Myanmar

Myanmar-China border town hit by bomb blast and shootings, killing 2

  • No group has so far claimed the attacks in Muse – Myanmar’s main gateway to China – which is home to several militia groups jockeying for control
  • One woman died and five people were wounded in a bomb attack on a police traffic post. A later attack killed another person and wounded four more

Motorists pass the China-Myanmar border gate in Muse last year. The town lies on the path of a proposed US$8.9 billion high-speed rail link that’s part of Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative. Photo: AFP
Motorists pass the China-Myanmar border gate in Muse last year. The town lies on the path of a proposed US$8.9 billion high-speed rail link that’s part of Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative. Photo: AFP
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