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Refugees surge into China as Myanmar ethnic border conflict escalates

Refugee children who fled with their family fighting in neighbouring Myanmar reaching for a mobile phone in the house of a relative in the village of Baiyan near Nansan in China's Yunan province.

Nansan, China

WITHIN earshot of mortar fire echoing from beyond a ring of hills, a sprawling relief camp in Southwestern China is swelling steadily after fighting erupted last week between a rebel ethnic army in Myanmar and government troops just across the border.

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