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Fighting Intensifies in Myanmar's Kokang Region

Rebels in Myanmar's Kokang region say fighting has intensified in the area since the military launched a large scale offensive against rebel positions this week. Tun Myat Lin, a spokesman for the Kokang rebels, told VOA's Burmese service the government is treating the offensive like it is handling a foreign invasion. "It was very severe yesterday. From 5 a.m. through midnight, they were still fighting on the ground and they used artilleries. But then later, artilleries...

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