A villager in Hpakant told DVB the death toll has risen to two as one of the patients at the hospital died.
The capture comes after several days of armed clashes in a strategic area that is home to several gold and amber mines under KIA control.
An activist investor in Chevron Corp said on Monday it filed a shareholder resolution that would require the oil producer to report on the feasibility of ending operations in Burma.
Six coalminers were killed and six trapped when a pipe carrying oxygen into a tunnel exploded, collapsing the mine.
The fatal incident occurred after a crowd of freelance miners gathered at the site entrance to protest the temporary closure of the mine by its contractors.
The Ngaw Chan Kha is a tributary of the Mali Kha, one of two rivers that form the source of the Irrawaddy, Burma’s most important waterway