Twin Teen Rebel Leaders May Be Headed to U.S.

From Times Wire Reports

Johnny and Luther Htoo, twins who fought Myanmar troops as boys in the jungle, may be headed for a new life in the United States, a senior provincial official said.

The twins, thought to be between 13 and 15--even their mother says she isn't sure how old they are--have reportedly begun procedures for resettlement in the U.S., along with their parents and followers of a rebel group known as God's Army.

The boys, believed by some to have magical powers, had acquired near-legendary status as leaders of an offshoot of the Karen National Union, an ethnic minority insurgent group that has been battling the central government in Myanmar, formerly Burma, for decades.

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