As military columns clashed with Kokang insurgents in combing the areas in Laukkai region, local people moved to other regions.
At present, stability has been restored in Laukkai thanks to efforts of the Tatmadaw, local people went back home. On Wednesday, a total of 211 internally displaced persons and departmental personnel were transported from Kongyan and Nyankhwam to Laukkai by Tatmadaw vehicle.
Likewise, officials welcomed back arrival of 366 IDPs from 150 households from border post No 125 to Laukkai and accommodated them.
Commander of Regional Control Command Col Saw Myint Oo and officials comforted the IDPs and provided foodstuffs and clothes to them.
So far, a total of 2,458 IDPs from 864 households have arrived back