Angry mob forces destruction of home in Kyaukpadaung after ‘mosque’ rumours


A mob in Kyaukpadaung stands next to a crane brought in to demolish a home on Thursday evening, after rumours spread the building would be used as a mosque. (Supplied)

Authorities in Kyaukpadaung have demolished an under-construction house in order to quell an angry mob that believed it was a mosque – despite the central Mandalay Region town apparently having