Aung Thura Tun, Min Min

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A rescue truck loaded with fleeing civilians passes military troops near the Kokang capital Laukkai, northern Shan State, Myanmar, February 17, 2015. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
Saturday, 21 February 2015

Nay Pyi Taw - Defence Minister Lieutenant General Wai Lwin says the government now controls Laukkai and nearby areas where fighting broke out between the government troops and the Kokang armed group.