In Burma, the resistance becomes militarized and gives blow for blow to the junta

STORY – Five months after the putsch against Aung San Suu Kyi, explosive attacks are on the increase in large cities.

From our correspondent in Asia

Lying on his back, the man lies on the cross, wrapped in his longyi crumpled, one thong still at the foot, the other abandoned on the sticky macadamia. A thick puddle of blood claws the 8th street, in front of number 61, in the warm dawn of Rangoon. This official has just been ambushed without mercy, as he was going to inspect his office where an explosion had sounded around 5:30 a.m. on May 18, at the administrative headquarters of the township of Lanmadaw, west of the capital. economy of Burma. U Myo Lwin was coldly shot by a young girl armed with a pistol, who immediately disappeared, taken by a waiting car. “She shot in the head”, tell the Figaro an inhabitant, engaged in the resistance to the military coup d’etat of 1is February, led by General Min Aung Hlaing.

That morning, another homemade bomb, this time placed in a telephone relay antenna, on a pylon, exploded, injuring seven members of the forces.

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