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NAY PYI TAW - Kachin rebels cast doubt on Saturday over a Myanmar government pledge to end a military offensive after weeks of intense fighting that sparked international concern amid reports of fresh shelling. 

Kachin Independence Army soldiers patrol in Laiza, the headquarters of the rebel army, earlier this month. (AP Photo)

The government move on Friday came after parliament called for a halt to the fighting, which has left dozens reported dead in northern Kachin state and marred optimism about the country's political reforms.

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