A Kachin Independence Army (KIA) soldier uses his mobile phone while another watches as they stand near a gas mask, bottom left, in their newly-dug trench at an outpost a mile away from a hill top ceased by Myanmar's government troops, five miles away from the town of Laiza, in Northern Myanmar's Kachin-controlled region, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013. A key outpost protecting the headquarters of ethnic Kachin rebels in northern Myanmar has fallen to government troops, a spokesman for the guerrilla group said Sunday. The Kachin Independence Army spokesman said the hillside outpost at Hka Ya Bhum, near the guerrilla group's headquarters in the town of Laiza, was overrun Saturday afternoon. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan)

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A Kachin Independence Army (KIA) soldier uses his mobile phone while another watches as they stand near a gas mask, bottom left, in their newly-dug trench at an outpost a mile away from a hill top ceased by Myanmar's government troops, five miles away from the town of Laiza, in Northern Myanmar's Kachin-controlled region, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013. A key outpost protecting the headquarters of ethnic Kachin rebels in northern Myanmar has fallen to government troops, a spokesman for the guerrilla group said Sunday. The Kachin Independence Army spokesman said the hillside outpost at Hka Ya Bhum, near the guerrilla group's headquarters in the town of Laiza, was overrun Saturday afternoon. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan)
A Kachin Independence Army (KIA) soldier uses his mobile phone while another watches as they stand near a gas mask, bottom left, in their newly-dug trench at an outpost a mile away from a hill top ceased by Myanmar's government troops, five miles away from the town of Laiza, in Northern Myanmar's Kachin-controlled region, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013. A key outpost protecting the headquarters of ethnic Kachin rebels in northern Myanmar has fallen to government troops, a spokesman for the guerrilla group said Sunday. The Kachin Independence Army spokesman said the hillside outpost at Hka Ya Bhum, near the guerrilla group's headquarters in the town of Laiza, was overrun Saturday afternoon. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan)
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