Myanmar opposition candidate wounded in sword attack on rally

Naing Ngan Linn, a sitting MP for Myanmar's National League for Democracy, lies injured on a hospital bed in Yangon on October 30, 2015 after he was wounded in a sword attack while canvassing in the capitalA candidate for Aung San Suu Kyi’s opposition was wounded by a sword-wielding attacker while canvassing in Yangon, his party said Friday, as tensions rise just over a week before Myanmar holds key elections. Naing Ngan Linn, a sitting MP for the National League for Democracy, suffered injuries to his head and arms when he was set upon late Thursday as his campaign group toured a township in his constituency. “(The man) started punching an NLD member.

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