Monday, October 29, 2007

Sittwe Security Tightened After Rumors of Demonstrations

Source: Nirinjara News

Security in Sittwe has been tightened over the last week after rumors spread among the people that monks are preparing to stage demonstrations in the state capital, said a government teacher on the condition of anonymity.

"The authority had deployed many police forces in key places in Sittwe, such as Bara Gri temple and Aye Zaydi monastery, since a rumor came out that monks were preparing to stage another demonstration in Sittwe," he said.

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