The displaced villagers also claimed that the Burmese army has been forcing local people to act as porters.
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One hundred and twenty kilometres from Lashio, Burmese forces are bombing the positions of the Shan State Army-North in the town of Mongshu.
Muslims and Buddhists who lost their homes and livelihoods due to conflict in Burma’s Arakan state, are quickly running out of food, the World Food Programme warns.
Many displaced residents of the Meikhtila violence last March feel as though they have been forgotten.