Toungoo Incident Report: Car accident kills a man in Thandaunggyi Township, July 2017

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Toungoo Incident Report: Car accident kills a man in Thandaunggyi Township, July 2017

Published date:
Friday, July 6, 2018

 

This Incident Report describes a car accident that occurred at the crossroad between E--- village and Thandaunggyi Town, Thandaunggyi Township, Toungoo District. This incident killed one person and injured eight other people.  The victims’ families asked for at least 8,700,000 kyats (USD 6,464.6)[1] for compensation from Lance Corporal Aung Min Naing.

 

Footnotes

[1] All conversion estimates for the kyat in this report are based on the June 7, 2018 official market rate of 1,346  kyats to US $1.

[2] KHRG trains community members in southeastern Burma/Myanmar to document individual incidents of abuse using a standardised reporting format; conduct interviews with other villagers; and write general updates on the situation in areas with which they are familiar. When writing incident reports, community members are encouraged to document incidents of abuse that they consider to be important, by verifying information from multiple sources, assessing for potential biases and comparing to local trends.

[3] In order to increase the transparency of KHRG methodology and more directly communicate the experiences and perspectives of villagers in southeastern Burma/Myanmar, KHRG aims to make all field information received available on the KHRG website once it has been processed and translated, subject only to security considerations. For additional reports categorised by Type, Issue, Location and Year, please see the Related Readings component following each report on KHRG’s website.

[4] All conversion estimates for the kyat in this report are based on the June 7, 2018 official market rate of 1,346  kyats to US $1.

[5] All conversion estimates for the kyat in this report are based on the June 7, 2018 official market rate of 1,346 kyats to US $1.