| Share
 

Johnny and Luther Htoo,

12, illiterate guerrilla leaders of God's Army, a Christian group of Karen tribesmen who live in hiding in the jungle near the Burmese-Thai border, ordered their followers in Jan. to take hostage 500 staff members and patients at Thailand's Ratchaburi Regional Hospital. The siege was reportedly in response to artillery fire on their camp by the Thai and Burmese military. Thai commandos wasted no time, invading the hospital and killing all the rebels within a day. (The twins did not take part in the siege.)


Information Please® Database, © 2007 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved.

Maria Hsia,2000 People in the NewsDavid Irving,

More on Johnny and Luther Htoo from Infoplease:

  • Johnny and Luther Htoo, - Johnny and Luther Htoo, Age: 13 lice-ridden guerrilla leaders of God's Army, a Christian group ...
  • 2001 People in the News - 2001 People in the News Danny Almonte, Jessie Arbogast, 8, Lord Jeffrey Archer, Lori Berenson, 31, ...

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring