Re-entry of displaced people into Mongko accepted after scrutiny

Internally displaced persons receive checks as they return to Mongko as the situation is returning to normalcy.

Villagers who were displaced after attacks in northern Shan State by combined armed groups from the Kachin Independence Army (KIA), the Ta’an National Liberation Army (TNLA), the Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army (MNDA) and the Arakan Army (AA) have begun to return to the Mongko region.
The displaced people began to re-enter Mongko starting on December 9 and were received by combined teams comprising Tatmadawmen, Myanmar Police Force, township administrative department staff and departmental personnel after a process of scrutiny, it is learnt.
According to the receiving teams, there are 2,247 households comprising 4,821 males and 5,052 females — 9,873 in total, including the locals who were received today. Eighty-nine households comprising 273 males and 234 females — 507 — altogether underwent the process of scrutiny.

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