February 12, 2017

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Vehicles, rafts used for illegal gold mining seized in Kachin State

A vehicle used for illegal gold mining.
A vehicle used for illegal gold mining.

VEHICLES and rafts used for illegal gold mining were seized during combined operations of a number of military columns in Dunban-Shaduzup area, Kamaing Township, Kachin State.
Between 28 July and this Tuesday Tatmadaw columns confiscated 17 backhoe excavators, three 22-wheeled vehicles, three 10-wheeled vehicles, six six-wheeled vehicles and 13 rafts and arrested four foreign nationals.
On Wednesday military columns conducting combing operations in the area of illegal gold mining were engaged in two clashes with around 15 members of KIA outfit and 50 members KIA outfit separately.
While combined operations continued until yesterday, small KIA armed groups exchanged small and heavy fire and staged mine attacks on Tatmadaw columns.

 

Myawady

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