Myanmar deputy governor is alive after shooting – reports

Military junta says Than Than Swe is being treated in hospital

Central Bank of Myanmar
The Central Bank of Myanmar
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The military authorities ruling Myanmar have announced that the country’s deputy central bank governor is alive after an assassination attempt.

Deputy governor Than Than Swe was shot on April 7 by unknown attackers, several local media outlets said. On April 12, two government sources told the US-funded media outlet Radio Free Asia that Than Than Swe was alive.

Some locally-based reporters said that social media accounts, including some supportive of the military junta, had said that she was

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