US Embassy warns of possible attacks in Nay Pyi Taw, Yangon, Mandalay

Major cities, including three of the largest in Myanmar could face potential attacks this month, the next, and coming months, US Embassy in Myanmar warned on Wednesday.

A security alert posted on the US Embassy website cautioned that “Myanmar security forces are investigating reports of potential attacks” in the administrative capital Nay Pyi Taw today and on October 16 and 26. The alert also warned that attacks could happen in Nay Pyi Taw, Yangon and Mandalay in the coming months.