The state government has offered financial assistance of 500,000 kyat (US$375) to both families of those killed.
Locals say Mangpang Militia has threatened to murder residents and forced them to consent to a gold mining operation.
A temporary exchange of gunfire broke out between the Shan State Army-South and the Burmese army four days after the groups signed a union-level ceasefire agreement
As legislators tour through northern Burma to hold talks with armed groups, the Shan State Army-South are hoping so to secure the release of nearly 100 prisoners
In the midst of harvest, members of the Palaung ethnic group are being keeping out of their tea fields after being conscripted by rebel forces
Two sides clash close to Thai border after Shan State Army refutes demands to withdraw troops, again spotlighting fragility of truce