Burma’s army displays evidence that the Rohingya Solidarity Organisation, a group widely seen as defunct, was involved in recent attacks in Arakan State.
“Five police personnel including a commanding officer and a lance-corporal at the Kyikanpyin post were found dead with slash wounds.”
Burma says at least nine police officers were killed and four were wounded in multiple assaults on border guard posts.
Hsenwi local MP Sai Win Khine said “four Bengalis” were detained when police stopped a bus travelling from Lashio to the border town of Muse.
The Kachin Independence Organisation has officially denounced claims that the Rohingya Solidarity Organisation requested any type of military partnership within the northern rebel territories.
Bangladeshi commander says Burma refused a demand to withdraw its troops from positions close to the common border, and also rejected a proposal to conduct joint patrols.