White Bridge Incident

   (March 16, 1988)
   Also known as the "White Bridge Massacre," an incident that took place on an embankment along the western shore of Inya Lake in Rangoon (Yangon), where student demonstrators marching from Rangoon University to the Rangoon Institute of Technology were attacked by the Riot Police (Lon Htein). According to a letter written to Ne Win by Aung Gyi on June 8, 1988, almost 300 students were killed, many drowned in the lake by Riot Police personnel.

Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar). . 2014.

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