Fighting between ethnic armies and state soldiers in the same area in early 2015 drove tens of thousands of residents to flee, many of whom crossed the border into China, which accused Myanmar of dropping bombs on its territory.
Another estimated 20,000 people remain internally displaced in Rakhine state in the west because of inter-communal and military conflicts with Rohingya Muslims that the United Nations has said constitutes the "likely commission of crimes against humanity".
Rebels dressed as police officers attacked a number of military and police outposts in Myanmar's restive Kokang region on Monday, killing as many as 30.
Spokesman Geng Shuang made the comments at a regular press briefing in Beijing that people fleeing Myanmar are seeking temporary shelter in China.
A separate group of fighters later attacked locations in the main town.
The MNDAA attack on Laukkai-the first in the town since a large offensive in February 2015-killed at least five policemen and five local residents and sent thousands fleeing across the border to China.
China on Tuesday called for an immediate cease-fire between the two sides and urged the use of peaceful means to resolve differences.
Scores of people died in 2015 when MNDAA troops entered the Kokang self-administered region.
"According to initial information, many innocent civilians including a primary school teacher ... were killed because of attacks by the MNDAA armed group", the state counselor's office said in statement posted on Facebook, according to Agence France-Presse.
Cowboys to release Romo Thursday
If they're still not convinced that Lynch is ready, giving him another year or two to sit behind Romo and get there makes sense. Otherwise, Romo's exit comes pretty much as had been expected, given the respectful relationship between Jones and Romo.
"The attack on the town of Laukkai was unavoidable", said the MNDAA statement.
Fighting has been taking place in the same region as clashes in 2015 between authorities and an alliance of several armed groups, causing the deaths of almost 160 people and forcing thousands to flee to China.
The attack came after the Nobel Peace Prize victor met a delegation of ethnic armed groups last week to convince them to participate in a major peace conference.
The owner of another hotel, calling himself by his surname Yang, said: "All we can do is to help them and give them food".
Myanmar nationals from other parts of the country and Chinese who work in the city close to the border with China have been trying to return home to safety, they said.
The military said it recovered 20 charred bodies it says belonged to fallen insurgents.
Observers believe Beijing holds some sway over the ethnic fighters and has a key role to play in peace talks that Myanmar's de facto leader Ms Suu Kyi has tried to revive since coming to power a year ago.
An army source told AFP fighting was continuing as darkness fell.
New Zealand wrapped up the South African innings five overs after lunch, with the last six wickets falling for only 56 runs. Jeetan Patel (2-85) continued his success against Quinton de Kock (10) when he had him caught at backward point.
When asked whether he would vote no on a repeal bill unless there was a replacement tied to it, he said , "Absolutely". Since that legislation was passed seven years ago, Republicans have vowed to dismantle it if given the chance.
Similar clashes and police crackdowns were also reported elsewhere in the USA , including Virginia and Pennsylvania. In several cities, Trump supporters were met by anti-Trump demonstrators, resulting in violent clashes and arrests.
Alterations in motor control, coordination, judgment, reaction time, and tracking ability have also been documented. A doctors' group is stepping up warnings to teenagers as the use of marijuana becomes more mainstream.
That being said, based on the film's success, I assume Fox will want director James Mangold hard at work on an X-23 movie ASAP. Overall, there is a depressing and disturbing vibe that permeates throughout all of the action.
The Providence Journal reported that Haley lived at 21 Opechee Drive, Barrington, and Williams lived in East Providence. Overnight temperatures in the area had dropped to as low as 11 degrees, with wind chills as low as minus 8.
The most notable addition to the cast this time around is Javier Bardem who plays the primary antagonist, Captain Armando Salazar. The movie will also feature Javier Bardem, Orlando Bloom and Skins actress Kaya Scodelario .
Eman was reportedly born with elephantiasis - a parasitic infection which causes extreme swelling in a person's limbs and arms. Abd El Aty was transported on a mini-truck to the airport, where she was flown on a chartered plane to India.
Both sides agreed on the need that the issue of fighting terrorism be among the priorities of the agenda of talks aimed at solving the crisis in Syria.
Kirk Cousins appeals to Dan Snyder for trade
The Washington Post reported Wednesday that there's no truth to a deal with San Francisco being deep in the Red-Zone. Cousins' response should be to tell Washington not to get their hopes up about him signing his franchise tender.
Hyperloop One Finally Has a Real Life Test Track
Dubbed the DevLoop , HyperLoop One's test track is now 1,640 feet long and plans indicate it will be a total length of two miles. While little additional information is available on Hyperloop One's nascent test track, Ars will be following for more details.
Are Crude Oil Prices Headed Lower?
Most OPEC countries typically overshoot their pledged amounts by about 20 percent. Natural-gas prices inched down to trade about flat for the week.
Drone strikes kill 4 Qaeda suspects in Yemen
On Thursday, the Pentagon said it had carried out more than 20 strikes in Shabwa, Abyan and Baida provinces. Six American soldiers were wounded and a military aircraft had to be destroyed after a hard landing.
Aleppo battle: both sides accused of war crimes
The report also states that armed groups targeted western Aleppo for the sole objective of terrorizing civilians. Opposition groups shelled government-controlled western Aleppo, killing and injuring dozens, the report said.
Pancake Day 2017: How to make really easy pancakes
She raced out of the house to church while still carrying her frying pan and pancake, flipping it to prevent it from burning. After nearly eight hours of non-stop pancake-making, MAFKA achieved the record with an incredible 12,716 crepes.
SoundCloud Go Gets Cheaper At $5 Per Month
Soundcloud writes, "The new SoundCloud Go plan gives you the first, fully on-demand listening experience at this price point". SoundCloud launched the original Go in late March 2016 after nailing down licensing deals with most recording stakeholders.