Sunday, September 09, 2012

KIO refuses NLD request to gather bodies from Hpakant battleground


A request made by representatives from Aung San Suu Kyi's National League 

for Democracy (NLD) that they be allowed to collect the bodies left behind by 

a massive August 29 explosion at a mining compound in the jade rich Hpakant 

(also Hpakan, Phakant) mining district in western Kachin State, has been rejected 

by the armed wing of the