A man from Arakan State who has been imprisoned in Thailand and China for illegal entry faces similar charges in Burma after crossing the border at Muse in Shan State.
The attackers used heavy weapons, most likely mortar or artillery fire, damaging some commercial buildings.
Some 500 residents turn out on Friday in the town of Namhkam in northern Shan State to protest the visit of Chinese officials from across the common border.
Chinese armed forces are on high alert in the Sino-Burmese border region as clashes between Burmese soldiers and rebels continue in Kokang.
Burmese exports to China have decreased recently following a Chinese government move to freeze hundreds of bank accounts in border regions in an attempt to crackdown on illicit financial transactions…