Most travelled by foot, carrying what possessions they could.
The 324 villagers are now being sheltered at a Buddhist monastery in Man San village near Namtu town.
Clashes between the Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) and the Tatmadaw erupted in Khay Khin and Man Wel villages, part of Namhsan Township, Shan State, on Tuesday morning, sending more…
Burmese government forces, Kachin, Shan and Palaung rebels all involved in armed clashes this week.
Aik Non and Aik Ki were abducted by the TNLA in March for alleged connections to rival ethnic armed group RCSS/SSA.
“They claimed that three or four villagers from Wanmai were abducted by the Palaung armed group [TNLA] and yet to return.”