|People carry their belongings as they flee from the Kokang capital Laukkai, northern Shan State, Myanmar, February 17, 2015. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA|
The Shan Human Rights Foundation has called for an end to Myanmar government shelling in Laogai, Shan State, and for the protection of civilians, in a press release on March 17.
|Myanmar soldiers stand guard at a check point in Lashio, Shan State, Myanmar, May 30, 2013. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA|
Myanmar expressed "sorrow" March 16 after a bomb dropped across the border during clashes with rebel forces killed five farm workers on Chinese territory in an incident sharply condemned by Beijing.
|Six J-10 fighter jets of the August 1st Aerobatics Team of the People's Liberation Army Air Force perform during the China International Aviation Aerospace Exhibition in Zhuhai, in south China's Guangdong province, November 11, 2014. Photo: Joy Mu/EPA|
Beijing will "resolutely" protect citizens near its southwestern border, Premier Li Keqiang said March 15 after a bomb dropped by a Myanmar warplane killed five people on Chinese territory.
|Tensions have heightened on the Myanmar-China border following the death of four Chinese civilians by Myanmar bombing or shelling. Three J-10 fighter jets on the August 1st Aerobatics Team of the People's Liberation Army Air Force perform in the sky during the China International Aviation Aerospace Exhibition in Zhuhai, in south China's Guangdong province, November 11, 2014. Photo: Joy My/EPA|
China sent fighter jets to patrol its border with Myanmar after a bomb dropped by a Myanmar warplane killed four Chinese in southwestern Yunnan province, state media reported March 14.
The Myanmar Air Force uses several models of Russian helicopters and jets. Photo: Military Wikia
China summoned Myanmar’s ambassador in Beijing on March 13 after four Chinese were killed by a bomb dropped by a Myanmar warplane near the border, state-run Xinhua newsagency reported.