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Burma Attacks in Kachin Prompt Global Criticismi
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January 15, 2013 9:27 PM
Reports say at least three people were killed and several injured after Burmese government forces launched mortar attacks Monday - the first reported civilian deaths since fighting between the military and Kachin rebels intensified last month. Kachin activists say Britain must do more to help their people, given Britain's colonial history in the country. Henry Ridgwell reports from London.

Burma Attacks in Kachin Prompt Global Criticism

Published January 15, 2013

Reports say at least three people were killed and several injured after Burmese government forces launched mortar attacks Monday - the first reported civilian deaths since fighting between the military and Kachin rebels intensified last month. Kachin activists say Britain must do more to help their people, given Britain's colonial history in the country. Henry Ridgwell reports from London.


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