Myanmar rebel armies join forces

Ethnic Karen armies have united as fresh fighting erupts on Thai-Myanmar border.


    Al Jazeera has confirmed that two of Myanmar's rebel armies have joined forces, in advance of a possible crackdown by the military government.

    The move comes after thousands of civilians fled into Thailand earlier this week, after renewed fighting near the border with Thailand.

    Al Jazeera's Aela Callan reports from Maesot on the Thai-Myanmar border.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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