A Kachin refugee woman hugs her sons inside an abandoned tobacco factory compound used as a temporary shelter in Maiya Jang city. The compound gives shelter to two thousand displaced persons from the war-torn villages close to. The KIA positions around the city have been attacked by shelling and heavy artillery during months. Fierce clashes have taken place since the ceasefire was broken out by the Burmese army last June 2011. During months the fighting were spread out along the Kachin State leaving more than 40,000 displaced persons and refugees (a conservative estimating) in accord with the humanitarian aid groups.
A Kachin refugee woman hugs her sons inside an abandoned tobacco factory compound used as a temporary shelter in Maiya Jang city. The compound gives shelter to two thousand displaced persons from the war-torn villages close to. The KIA positions around the city have been attacked by shelling and heavy artillery during months. Fierce clashes have taken place since the ceasefire was broken out by the Burmese army last June 2011. During months the fighting were spread out along the Kachin State...
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Filename: KACHIN CIVIL WAR: THE REFUGEES
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