Small bomb explodes near Myanmar’s main city: police

YANGON (AFP) — A small bomb exploded near local government offices outside Myanmar’s main city of Yangon early Tuesday, though no casualties were reported, police sources said.

“A small bomb went off at the office of the Union Solidarity and Development Association (USDA) in Shwe Pyitha township this morning. There were no casualties,” a police official told AFP.

The USDA is a pro-junta organisation blamed by Aung San Suu Kyi’s supporters for a series of attacks, including a deadly raid on her convoy five years ago that marked the beginning of her latest period of house arrest.

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