7 December 2017
2 unknown assailants killed Duu Nyaungpinkyi (South) Village Administrator at his house in Maungtaw Township on Tuesday night. The administrator Shaw Feik Amen died of gunshot and stabbed wounds on the spot. Security forces found a 7.62 bullet case and a bullet at the scene. The security forces are in pursuit of the assailants.
Meanwhile, car pistons believed to be used for making improvised explosive devices were found in Kyaukpanduu (Sati) Village of Maungtaw Township. Following a tip-off, a combined team comprised of security forces searched and unearthed a plastic container housing 97 car pistons west of a burnt house in the village.