AN explosion occurred in a house in the town of Laukkai, northern Shan State, on Thursday, officials said.
According to reports, the house belongs to the former leader of the Kokang self-administered zone. A search of the damaged house led to the discovery of five pieces of a propelled explosive round. Further investigation revealed that the projectile had been launched from a hill one mile northwest of Laukkai and that the pieces belonged to a 107mm rocket launcher.
Military columns and police forces, acting on a tip-off regarding suspicious packages found around a hill two miles northwest of Laukkai, discovered night-vision binoculars, 107mm rocket launchers and grenades.
Local security troops are patrolling the area.