NCCT and UPWC agree to meet in Rangoon. KIA leader says discussions aimed at defusing the Kokang conflict will be included.
A 10-year-old child has reportedly died after stepping on a landmine in Laogai where fighting continues between government forces and Kokang rebels.
Allies of the MNDAA dismiss the allegations as false flags, and counter-accuse Naypyidaw of whipping up nationalist sentiment among the Burmese public.
“Hundreds of civil servants [and workers] fled the town and headed south by car or motorbike. Those without transportation simply began walking.”