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Teen landmine victim in Ponnagyun Twsp struggles to afford medical treatment


 

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(BNI Multimedia) A Grade 8 student who lost a leg after stepping on a landmine in Ponnagyun Township, Arakan State, Myanmar is struggling to afford the medical treatment needed to recover.

Maung Oo Ba Maung lost his right leg and sustained severe injury to his left leg after stepping on a landmine while foraging for vegetables in the forest near his village of Ahtet Myat Hle in July 2021.

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Published: Friday, January 21, 2022

Last Updated: Friday, January 21, 2022

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