Second Rohingya man was also injured in the explosion, which may have been a landmine blast, near their village in Kyauktaw Township on Tuesday.
Ethnic armed group displays Army ID card of the captain, while friends mourn his death on social media
Workers withdrawn from some projects following clashes with AA, abductions
About 100 demonstrators gather outside Myanmar Embassy, call for independent probe of possible war crimes over detainee deaths
Army denies AA’s claim to have killed 4 soldiers in separate clash in Ponnagyun
Ferry operator, 36, was returning to his home in Kyauktaw Township; Army says he was an AA member who had attempted to kill soldiers with a landmine.
Police say only that lawsuit is under Unlawful Association Act; Development Media Group is a popular source of news on Rakhine conflict among Arakanese.
Tatmadaw denies the claim, says full Buddhist rites were performed at ceremony
Eight also shot and wounded after hundreds rounded up for interrogation in Rathedaung Township.
Announcement comes amid ‘constructive’ peace talks with Northern Alliance; bilateral peace deals to be discussed this month.
Defamation allegation against Burmese editor U Ye Ni over Rakhine coverage is ‘spurious’, U.S.-based press freedom group says.
KIA triggered clashes in Shan by moving beyond agreed boundaries; road construction in Karen State to continue, says Brig-Gen. Zaw Min Tun
KIO vice chair Gen. Gun Maw denies China pressuring his group to join NCA, but says gov’t refusing to allow IDPs to go home until it signs; he urges gov’t, China to hold public
The bodies of the dead have not yet been returned to the family members while relatives of the 24 other detainees are waiting in fear for news of their loved ones.
Residents of village in Buthidaung report hearing gunfire from nearby forest but unsure if it was a military clash or random firing.