It appeared that the perpetrators may have been targeting the security leading the convoy, and not the diplomats, said an analyst. PHOTO: AFP
.LABUAN BAJO, INDONESIA – The attack on Sunday in strife-stricken Myanmar on a humanitarian convoy carrying Asean diplomats, including two from the Singapore Embassy, could have been a “deliberate” attempt by the assailants to stir trouble and warn Asean against meddling in the crisis, analysts say.
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Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) has confirmed that two staff members of its embassy in Myanmar were part of the convoy that came under attack in Shan State in the eastern part of the country.
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