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Attacked NLD candidate in stable condition
The CT scan results of Naing Ngan Lin, the National League for Democracy’s candidate who was attacked by a sword last night on his campaign in Thaketa Township, showed that his condition is now stable.
“Scan results are good; there are no blood leaking or congealed blood clots in his head. He can talk, sit and eat,” said Dr Tin Myo Win, the chair of the NLD’s health network this afternoon at 1:30 pm.
Naing Ngan Lin had his wounds on head and hands operated this morning but still under other necessary medical examinations.
May Win Myint, the NLD lower house member from Mayangon Constituency, came and met Naing Ngan Lin.
Today leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi visit victims of NLD attack and meet other patients
Credits: Thiha Min Wai
update : Operation performed on injured NLD candidate Naing Ngan Lin A surgical operation was performed on Naing Ngan Lin, the National League for Democracy’s (NLD) candidate for the Yangon regional parliament, this morning at 2 am after being attacked by a sword last night. The three-hour long operation was to sew the wounds on his head and hands closed, according to his wife Khin Sandar Win. Another injured NLD member, Kyaw Thu, also had his hand treated. “The blood vessels in his hands were sewed up. The head is operated. The doctors didn’t mention the number of stitches. Other important matters were also taken care of. He can talk,” said Khin Sandar Win. The next surgery will be performed on November 2 and Naing Ngan Lin is in the intensive care unit of the Yangon General Hospital, his wife said. Naing Ngan Lin and another NLD member Ko Ni and Thanda Maw, campaign manager of Thet Htar Nwe were attacked with a sword wielding man at 8th Street of Mannpyay ward, Thakayta township, at about 9.30 pm yesterday. One NLD member, Aung Kyaw, said while they were going round on a decorated float, an unknown man appeared suddenly and punched those who came along with the vehicle. After some NLD members’ intervention, the man went home and came back with a sword. Then he started to attack and but he was stopped by Naing Ngan Lin and some party members. Later, three other empty-handed men joined him and started their attacks, said Aung Kyaw. Three of the attackers are under interrogation at Thaketa Township Police Station under sections 609/2015, 326/294/114. They are Zaw Latt (a.k.a) Aung Zaw Latt, Tin Aung Khaing Oo and Myo Min Khaing. Breaking news: Some NLD party members including Naing Ngan Lin from Thaketa Township have been attacked in the township tonight. A man attacked the NLD party members with a knife while NLD is parading with a decorated vehicle in the ward, said Dr. Wai Phyo Aung, a lower house candidate for NLD. Naing Ngan Lin is rushed to emergency unit in Yangon Hospital along with other party members who have injures. Sources say four people are involved in the attack and police arrested two of them. Investigation is still ongoing. PHOTOCREDIT ELEVEN MEDIA PHJOTOCREDIT Than Zaw