Restless Souls of the Irrawaddy Delta

by Irrawaddy news A chilling sound reverberates these nights through many of the villages of the cyclone-devastated Irrawaddy delta—the metallic clang of an iron bar beaten by soldiers to drive away the spirits of the drowned that many believe roam through the region.

Soldiers stationed in Laputta Township said they had been assigned to strike iron bars after dark to reassure villagers who claim they are seeing the ghosts of people who died in Cyclone Nargis. continue http://www.irrawaddy.org/highlight.php?art_id=14867

HERE another ghost story ” The lonely death of Cycle Maung Maung” By Norman Robespierre, Asia Times, Sep 25, 2008

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=82,7173,0,0,1,0

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