Lashio bomb attacks damaging national reconciliation – State Counsellor

Myanmar's State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi delivers a speech during a ceremony held to mark the 70th anniversary of Chin National Day in Nay Pyi Taw on 20 February 2018. Photo: Min Min/Mizzima

Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday said the deadly bomb attacks at two banks in Lashio, Shan State on Wednesday affected government's efforts for national reconciliation, according to a Xinhua report.

The explosion hit Yoma bank, affecting nearby AYA bank, killing two female staffs of the former bank, injuring 21 others.

The state counselor condemned the bomb attacks targeting public areas and innocent civilians.

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