Kachin priests Dom Dawng Nawng Latt and La Jaw Gam Hseng had been assisting reporters during the conflict between the Burmese army and the Northern Alliance.
Govt administrator says it may take some time to repair schools that were partially destroyed by artillery shelling during the two-week conflict.
According to a local law enforcement official, the police officers were killed by the rebel Northern Alliance.
Burmese military air strikes outside northern Shan State’s restive Mongko town, near the China border, left three civilians dead, including a child, and six others injured on Sunday, according to a local civil society group. The Mongko Baptist Association claimed Burmese military aircrafts on the morning of 4 December bombed the Palaung (Ta’ang) village of …
Tatmadaw reinforcements, who had been airlifted into the area, launched a counterattack and successfully took control of Mongko on Sunday afternoon, according to the military report.
Military-run Myawady News reported today that the Burmese units had to call in air support to defend their positions.