“A day before, the flooding has been about a metre to two metres in the streets,” said a local resident.
The Burmese military air-dropped leaflets stating that anyone remaining after 15 June would be considered an associate of the outlawed KIO.
Sagaing divisional authorities are undertaking a four-step plan to prevent violent confrontations between licensed mining companies and so-called “freelance” jade scavengers at the Khamti jade mines after an altercation two…
Sagaing MP says: “The security guards did not attempt to stop the miners from walking in, but then fired on them as soon as they had done so.”
Two jade scavengers were killed and another injured at yet another deadly landslide at Hpakant’s mines.
The victim of the shooting told DVB that the mining company previously had no issue with freelancers scavenging at its worksite, but things went sour on Saturday.