YANGON, May 27 (Xinhua) -- A regional lawmaker of the Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) was shot dead in Myanmar's southern Mon state on Thursday, the party said in a statement.
Chairman U Myint Swe of the USDP in Mon state, along with his wife, was shot by two gunmen in motorbike in Bilin township at 8:15 a.m. local time, the statement said.
The statement did not mention the condition of the chairman's wife.
Five people including village administrator were injured in a homemade bomb blast at the village administration office in Ye township of the state, according to state-run media. Enditem