A small explosion at the US embassy in Myanmar's commercial capital Yangon on Sunday was linked to a safety drill, police said, adding that there were no injuries.
"During a safety drill in the embassy compound, a tear gas blast accidently occurred," said Zaw Win, a police officer in Kamarut Township where the embassy is located.
He said the embassy had informed police "about the accident."
Smoke and a foul smell were reported from outside the embassy, according to local media reports.
Sunday, November 20, 2016 - 17:49