A Lashio-based social volunteer team transferred the bodies of U Win Maung and Pa Mya to the Lashio
A responsible official from 'Pay Thaw Let' (rendering hands) charity organization from Lashio
said, 'An ethnic Shan youth called us by phone soon after the attack had taken place but we could not go there as the situation was not good, we took the dead bodies the next morning.'
The area around Lashio
is also home to what is believed to be the world's largest methamphetamine-producing region.
(79) Khin Nyunt's ties with the UWSA allowed freedom of movement for their leaders to travel to Yangon, Lashio
and Tachilek as part of the "Wa Peace Group", a courtesy extended to boost relations, enabled by the powerful MI.
The most important of these undertakings was the construction of the 681-mile-long Burma Road, which twisted through mountains and jungles from Kunming in China to Lashio
The specimens were collected from Yunnan Province, southern China, and form Lashio
Sai Mauk Kham, currently the vice president, was re-elected as a representative of the USDP to the House of Representative from Lashio
constituency in the Nov.
They were taken to Kunlong public hospital, where one of the volunteers underwent surgery overnight, and later transferred to Lashio
The AP-4 license includes 649 square kilometres northwest of the town of Namtu, Shan State, itself situated around 40 kilometres northwest of the major regional centre and airport at the city of Lashio
. It was advanced by the company to cover lands surrounding the historic Bawdwin zinc-lead-silver mine.
More worrying, on October 30 last year, the local intelligence office in the Burmese garrison town of Tang-yan sent a message to the regional command headquarters in Lashio
saying that the UWSA was constructing a "radar and missile base" in its area - built in partnership with a Chinese company called Liao Lian, with equipment brought from China, Taiwan and Pakistan, the report asserts.
"In the past two years, there have been a number of incidents of serious violence against Muslims, initially targeting the Rohingyas in Rakhine State but more recently affecting Muslims across the country, in Meikhtila, Oakkan, Lashio
and most recently Mandalay, among other cities.