Most travelled by foot, carrying what possessions they could.
The state government has offered financial assistance of 500,000 kyat (US$375) to both families of those killed.
A bomb explosion on Wednesday in the Shan State city of Lashio killed two bank workers and injured 11 people, the government said. Police said they were investigating but had…
Ethnic rebels refute allegations, and say the Burmese military is “spreading lies”. KIA spokesman says the campaign is a veiled threat against the local population.
Locals say Mangpang Militia has threatened to murder residents and forced them to consent to a gold mining operation.
The sentence was a rare instance of Burma Army personnel being held accountable for committing atrocities against civilians, but relatives of the victims say they’re not satisfied.