Fighting Escalates in Kachin State [Myanmar]

Author: Saw Yan Naing, Irrawaddy (Myanmar), Published on: 12 September 2013

Fighting is increasing in north Burma’s Kachin State, after peace talks…ended without agreement…[M]ost clashes have been reported in north and northeast Kachin State as well as northern Shan State, where dam projects as well as mining, pipeline, agriculture and other business projects will be conducted…Sources from Kachin State say government troops have attempted to clean up important business regions and allow the projects to operate…

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