Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Midnight At Mingala Taungnyunt

Yangon police tried to restore order after clashes between residents in Mingala Taungyunt Towship during the early hours of May 10. Exclusive photographs were taken by Weekend's Kaung Htet and Aung Myin Ye Zaw, who were on the scene.

  • Conflict beween Muslim residents and nationalists at Mingalar Taung Nyunt Township on May 9, 2017. (Aungmyin Yezaw/The Myanmar Times)
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    Conflict beween Muslim residents and nationalists at Mingalar Taung Nyunt Township on May 9, 2017. (Aungmyin Yezaw/The Myanmar Times)
  • Conflict beween Muslim residents and nationalists at Mingalar Taung Nyunt Township on May 9, 2017. (Aungmyin Yezaw/The Myanmar Times)
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    Conflict beween Muslim residents and nationalists at Mingalar Taung Nyunt Township on May 9, 2017. (Aungmyin Yezaw/The Myanmar Times)
  • Conflict beween Muslim residents and nationalists at Mingalar Taung Nyunt Township on May 9, 2017. (Kaung Htet/The Myanmar Times)
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    Conflict beween Muslim residents and nationalists at Mingalar Taung Nyunt Township on May 9, 2017. (Kaung Htet/The Myanmar Times)
  • Conflict beween Muslim residents and nationalists at Mingalar Taung Nyunt Township on May 9, 2017. (Kaung Htet/The Myanmar Times)
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    Conflict beween Muslim residents and nationalists at Mingalar Taung Nyunt Township on May 9, 2017. (Kaung Htet/The Myanmar Times)
  • Conflict beween Muslim residents and nationalists at Mingalar Taung Nyunt Township on May 9, 2017. (Kaung Htet/The Myanmar Times)
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    Conflict beween Muslim residents and nationalists at Mingalar Taung Nyunt Township on May 9, 2017. (Kaung Htet/The Myanmar Times)
  • Conflict beween Muslim residents and nationalists at Mingalar Taung Nyunt Township on May 9, 2017. (Kaung Htet/The Myanmar Times)
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    Conflict beween Muslim residents and nationalists at Mingalar Taung Nyunt Township on May 9, 2017. (Kaung Htet/The Myanmar Times)
  • Conflict beween Muslim residents and nationalists at Mingalar Taung Nyunt Township on May 9, 2017. (Kaung Htet/The Myanmar Times)
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    Conflict beween Muslim residents and nationalists at Mingalar Taung Nyunt Township on May 9, 2017. (Kaung Htet/The Myanmar Times)
  • Conflict beween Muslim residents and nationalists at Mingalar Taung Nyunt Township on May 9, 2017. (Kaung Htet/The Myanmar Times)
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    Conflict beween Muslim residents and nationalists at Mingalar Taung Nyunt Township on May 9, 2017. (Kaung Htet/The Myanmar Times)
  • Conflict beween Muslim residents and nationalists at Mingalar Taung Nyunt Township on May 9, 2017. (Kaung Htet/The Myanmar Times)
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    Conflict beween Muslim residents and nationalists at Mingalar Taung Nyunt Township on May 9, 2017. (Kaung Htet/The Myanmar Times)
  • Conflict beween Muslim residents and nationalists at Mingalar Taung Nyunt Township on May 9, 2017. (Aungmyin Yezaw/The Myanmar Times)
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    Conflict beween Muslim residents and nationalists at Mingalar Taung Nyunt Township on May 9, 2017. (Aungmyin Yezaw/The Myanmar Times)
  • Conflict beween Muslim residents and nationalists at Mingalar Taung Nyunt Township on May 9, 2017. (Kaung Htet/The Myanmar Times)
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    Conflict beween Muslim residents and nationalists at Mingalar Taung Nyunt Township on May 9, 2017. (Kaung Htet/The Myanmar Times)

Photos by: Kaung Htet and Aung Myin Ye Zaw for The Myanmar Times