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Lashio Bank Explosion: Explosion Kills 2, Injures 21

22 February 2018

An explosion at Yoma Bank branch in on Lanmadaw Street, Ward 3 in Lashio, Northern Shan State, around 4:30pm on Wednesday. The explosion left 2 women identified as Daw Sanda Tun, 46 and Daw Maw Maw, 43, staff of Yoma Bank dead on the spot and 15 others injured including 11 women and four men.

The blast severely damaged the interior of Yoma Bank and several adjacent buildings. The police are investigating the cause of the explosion.