Report: Japanese national killed in protest in Myanmar

September 27, 2007 14:12

Several people, including a Japanese national, have been found dead following protests in Myanmar, Japanese officials said Thursday, citing the Myanmar officials. Japanese Embassy officials in Yangon were told by Myanmar's Foreign Ministry that one of the several people found dead following protests Thursday was believed to be a Japanese national, a Japanese Foreign Ministry official said on customary condition of anonymity. Embassy officials headed for a hospital to confirm the death, the ministry official said.

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