BBC News;

2nd January 2013;

Video shows Burma military ‘targeting Kachin rebels’

Military aircraft have been targeting rebel areas in Burma’s northern Kachin state over the last five days, video obtained by the BBC shows.

The footage, shot by the humanitarian group Free Burma Rangers, shows attack helicopters firing on the ground and jets flying close to the trenches of the rebel Kachin Independence Army.

A government official said the army had not informed them of any air attacks.

Fighting with the Kachin rebels resumed in 2011, after a 17-year truce.

The presence of jets and attack helicopters in recent days was also confirmed by witnesses in the area…