Lashio


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Lashio

(ˈlæʃɪˌəʊ)
n
(Placename) a town in NE central Myanmar: starting point of the Burma Road to Chongqing, China

Lash•io

(ˈlɑʃ yoʊ)

n.
a town in N Burma, NE of Mandalay: the SW terminus of the Burma Road.
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An unidentified armed group attacked the home of the leader of the Mong Yang People's Militia Force (PMF) in Lashio Township on Tuesday, killing both him and his wife.
An unknown armed group attacked against the residence of the Mong Yang People's Militia leader in Mankaung village, Mong Yang village-tracts Lashio Township on August 20 killing him and his wife.
The rescue workers were about 20 kilometres from Lashio, the largest town in Shan State, where armed groups have been fighting for greater autonomy from the central government when their convoy came under attack on Saturday, Al Jazeera reported.
From 1942 to 1945, the airspace over Myanmar, then called Burma, served as an important supply corridor from India to China after the Japanese captured the northern town of Lashio, severing the last major Allied supply route over land into China.
The Wa Region is, in reality, open to visitors, who can travel by car from Kengtung or Lashio, passing through a series of Myanmar police checkpoints that search for criminals and combatants, but allow ordinary people through.
Raymond Than, one of the expelled who arrived in Lashio town Oct.
The two countries established consulates general in Lashio and Kunming (Renmin ribao 1955k, 1955l).
It comprised three phases: Shan State (Lashio City, 400 parcels), Rakhine State (Sittwe City, 1,000 parcels) and Mandalay Region (Meiktila District, 425 parcels).
It comprised three phases - Shan State (Lashio city): 400 parcels; Rakhine State (Sittwe city): 1,000 parcels; and Mandalay Region (Meiktila district): 425 parcels.
"Fighting took place since 5am this morning at three places: two military bases in Muse and one near a bridge on the way to Lashio town," a military source said, citing two of the towns in northern Shan where the clashes occurred.
He is now being treated at Lashio Hospital,' said Sai Seng Thein.
The blasts come only three days after a large bomb killed two bank employees and injured nearly two dozen other people in the northeastern city of Lashio, where several ethnic insurgent groups are fighting the Myanmar military.