Explosion Hits Hotel in Myanmar's Main City

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) - Police in Myanmar say an explosion at one of the largest hotels in the main city Yangon and one American was wounded.

It was not immediately clear what caused the blast just around midnight at the Trader's Hotel on Tuesday in Yangon, or whether it was an accident.

A police officer on the scene who declined to be named says an American woman was slightly injured and taken to a Yangon hospital.

A U.S. Embassy official confirmed an American was injured.

Police in the Southeast Asian nation had earlier urged caution after several small bombs exploded in and around Myanmar's largest city in recent days, killing two people.

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
KOLO-TV 4850 Ampere Drive Reno, NV 89502
Copyright © 2002-2015 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 227725221 - kolotv.com/a?a=227725221
Gray Television, Inc.