On December 31st and the morning of January 1st, there was a bomb explosion at the revenue office and the home of the junta-appointed administrator, reported the Pwint Phyu PDF and residents.
Yesterday morning, at about 5am, the Pwint Phyu PDF planted a bomb at the office of the revenue building which damaged some motorbikes, said the head of the Pwint Phyu PDF.
That office is earning revenue for the expenses of the military junta and there are also non-CDM officers working there and the bombing was to warn them. The bombing happened at the time when there are very few people to avoid injuries, it was reported.
One resident near the office stated “I heard a loud explosion from the Pwint Phyu revenue office yesterday morning. We saw that the door to the office, the front roof and and a few motorcycles were damaged”.
After the explosion, the junta military, police, and Phyu Saw Htee members from Saku arrived and stopped vehicles and motorcycles to investigate.
Also, the Pwint Phyu PDF detonated a bomb at the home of the military junta appointed administrator this morning at 6am, as a warning, reported the PDF.
“This administrator is an informant to the junta military and is causing trouble to the citizens in many ways. 5 youths from Let Pa Nwe Village have been arrested due to his information. The bombing is to warn him”, said the PDF.
The Pwint Phyu PDF also reminded the citizens to stay away from the places and buildings close to junta forces.
There was no answer to a phone call made to obtain more details of the bombing of the revenue building.
After the attack, the junta-appointed minister from Sagaing Division, U Tint Lwin, arrived with 4 vehicles, at the Township office and the junta forces searched the whole of Pwint Phyu Township.