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Myanmar-China Oil and Gas Pipeline Control Station Destroyed in Latest Attack Affecting Chinese Interests

Graphic showing the location of the pipeline attack in Myanmar's Shan State, which the junta has blamed on insurgent groups. By CGSP.

Myanmar’s military government said several of the country’s armed insurgent groups destroyed a control station of the Myanmar-China oil and natural gas pipeline in a state bordering China.

The attack happened in the northern Shan State, which borders China’s Yunnan Province. The region has been at the center of ongoing fighting among Myanmar’s ruling military junta and ethnic militias.

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