“Many shells landed. They were fired across the border and landed about two miles inside Chinese territory,” a local told Chinese TV.
Burmese military media have reported that Kokang rebels abducted five workers from a hydropower plant in Laogai.
Renewed fighting has broken out between government forces and MNDAA near the Chinese border, while the Tatmadaw has also taken a Kachin outpost in Kutkai.
The Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement is at a crossroads – Can a truce be signed while the govt is still at war with certain ethnic groups? Have you say.
The Burmese government announced on Tuesday a third extension of the State of Emergency and martial law in the Kokang Self-Administered Region.
The Karen National Union (KNU) has said it will sign the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA) with the Burmese government.