109 Myanmar citizens return home via Lashio


Lashio, 2 July

People returning from China through Laukkai and Chinshwehaw border checkpoints in Kokang Self-administered Zone in Northern Shan State have been sent back home by trains since May 6.

The returnees were presented with certificates that recognize they have been kept under 21-day quarantine in Chinshwehaw Town before their departure for homes. The returnees will also be put under one-week home quarantine when they arrive in their native towns and villages 109 returnees—58 men and 51 women—came back home by trains on July 2.

109 returnees include three people from Kachin State, one from Kayah State, 15 from Sagaing Region, one from Nay Pyi Taw, 16 from Bago Region, 18 from Magway Region, 20 from Mandalay Region, three from Taninthayi Region, 17 from Rakhine State, nine from Yangon Region, and six from Ayeyawady Region.

So far, a total of 11802 people coming back from China have been sent to their homes through Lashio.

Nang Thandar Oo (IPRD)
Translated by Kyaw Htike Soe