Myanmar: RCIED Used to Target Security Personnel, 4 Killed

TRIPwire, 13 January 2022

On 10 January 2022, a local guerrilla group used a radio-controlled IED (RCIED) to target security personnel at the Tamartan traffic lights in Monywa township while a security vehicle was approaching to check suspicious behavior in the area. The blast killed four security personnel and injured a child. Two similar attacks were carried out on the same day at the Yankin traffic lights in Monywa and Monya Carlay traffic lights, killing one. The investigation is ongoing.