Myanmar dam breach floods town, two villages; blocks highway: fire department

Swar creek bridge is seen damaged after flooding at the Yangon-Mandalay express highway in Swar township, Myanmar, August 29, 2018. REUTERS/7Day News

YANGON (Reuters) – Water breached a dam in central Myanmar on Wednesday, flooding a nearby town and two villages as well as a highway connecting the country‚Äôs three most important cities, Yangon, Mandalay, and the capital Naypyitaw, the fire department said on its Facebook page. The Myanmar Fire Services Department started a search-and-rescue operation and […]

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