The government of Myanmar admitted that the air attacks against the rebels of northern state of Kachin were carried out by the Burmese military.
According to the Information Ministry the air attacks were intended to rebels who are blocking military supply routes, BBC news reported.
Video footages were taken by the Free Burma Rangers, a humanitarian group showing that the military aircraft are flying close to the rebel’s trenches. The air attacks have been on for five days and the United Nation and the United States are concerned about the air strikes.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon thru his spokesperson urged the officials of Burma to end the conflict so as to spare the lives of civilians living near the areas as well as not to deepen the conflict in the region.
US State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said that they noted the admission of the Myanmar government that they are using aerial weapons in Kachin State.
She further added that the violence that is occurring in the region deeply concerns them and it is now important for the government and the rebels to discuss the real issue and solve the problem, the report said.