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Security tightens in Rakhine State following police killings

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The Myanmar Police Force has tightened border security in Rakhine State in cooperation with the Tatmadaw (Myanmar Defence Services) following an attack by unidentified assailants on police outposts in the state, said Police Chief Zaw Win yesterday.
 
On Sunday, the assailants attacked three outposts, killing nine police officers and members and injuring five. One officer remains missing. A curfew (Section 144) was imposed in Maungdaw district after the attacks.
 
Yesterday, the information minister, the police chief, the deputy foreign affairs minister, the permanent secretary of the religious affairs ministry and the permanent secretary of the ministry of labour, immigration and population, held a press conference to address the killings of police officers in Maungdaw and Yathaedaung townships at the information ministry in Nay Pyi Taw.
 
Zaw Win said: “We have deployed more security forces in Rakhine State than other regions and states. We need to deploy a sufficient number of police officers there. Take a look at the incidents—there was weakness in the deployment of police patrols and ambush patrols. However, I cannot reveal the number of officers deployed because it is a matter of security.”  
 
“We have a way to ensure security and rule of law so as to avoid the similar cases there.  We will cooperate with the Ministry of Defence on military operations and with the home affairs ministry on security and the rule of law. Now we are moving troops to the affected areas by helicopter,” he added.  
 
The police force established cooperation with the Tatmadaw shortly after the incidents, he said.
 






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