Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Fighting Between Ethnic Rebels And Myanmar Soldiers Continues For A Third Day

Sporadic Fighting Continues At Myanmar Border -- Houston Chronicle

YANGON, Myanmar — Fighting between ethnic rebels and government troops rumbled on for a third day Tuesday as activists warned that the violence, which has sparked a refugee exodus from Myanmar, could escalate in the aftermath of contentious elections.

Clashes at key points along the Thai-Myanmar border since Sunday have sent some 15,000 panicked villagers into Thailand, which already shelters a quarter-million ethnic minority refugees from brutal campaigns by the Myanmar army.

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More News On The Violence In Myanmar

20,000 flee Myanmar fighting: Thai officials -- Yahoo News/AFP
Army official: Border battle ended -- Bangkok Post
Thousands flee Myanmar clashes -- Al Jazeera
Thousands flee Burma as army launches attack on ethnic rebels -- The Independent
Thousands of Burmese escape fighting on Thailand border as historic elections erupt in violence -- Daily Mail
Thousands flee Burma border clash, as votes are counted -- BBC
20,000 flee fighting on Burma border -- NineMSN
Thousands flee Myanmar after historic election turns violent -- Montreal Gazette/Post Media News
Myanmar army-backed party to sweep poll: party official -- Yahoo News/Reuters

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