Kachin Bible student run over by train in India


30 June 2011: A Bible student of the Lisu tribe, Kachin state, Burma was run over by a train of the circular railway in Bangalore city of India on 25 June.

The dead person was identified as Hpu Ye Dwe (34) son of He Hey Hey.

“The incident occurred around 6 p.m. local time, when he was heading for the reading room in the city. The body was taken away by the authorities for post mortem and they plan to bury the body in Bangalore,” an eyewitness said.

The body was found mutilated, said a Kachin student, who is studying in Bangalore.

Hpu ye Dwe was working in Taugkyi town of Shan state, Burma as a lecturer in a Bible school and came to study in Bangalore. He leaves behind three members of his family in Burma.

Many Chin and Kachin ethnic young people study in India to get more professional education. Khonumthung News


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