Myanmar should investigate girl's killing, say rights groups

December 6, 2014 3:32 AM

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YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar's government should investigate the military's alleged killing of a 14-year-old girl whose father is being prosecuted for making "false charges" after filing a complaint about the attack, rights groups said Saturday.

The girl, Ja Seng Ing, was shot by soldiers in September 2012 in her village in Kachin state, according to a 42-page report based on witness testimonies collected by a coalition of rights groups.

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