Myanmar’s landmine scourge reaches southern Shan State

This week: Local residents caught amid renewed fighting in southern Shan State have reported an increase in the number of landmine-related deaths and injuries since the middle of last year. 

Landmines have long plagued northern Shan State, as Doh Athan covered in January, but this week we look at incidents in southern Shan State, brought about by fresh fighting since the coup.

This story is by journalists from Frontier Myanmar. Doh Athan is a weekly podcast which looks at human rights issues from around Myanmar. It is made by local journalists with media partners from around the country. Doh Athan is made through a partnership with Fondation Hirondelle and the support of our donors.

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