Hundreds of Rohingya try to escape Myanmar crackdown

Hundreds of Rohingya try to escape Myanmar crackdown
 

Hundreds of people from the Rohingya minority in Myanmar are trying to escape a military crackdown by crossing the border into Bangladesh.
The people attempting to flee include children.
Witnesses and Bangladeshi officials say that some people trying to flee have been shot and killed.
At least 130 people have died during a military operation in Rakhine state, where many of the minority live, in just over a month.
Activists say hundreds of homes have been burnt to the ground but the government rejects that claim. Foreign reporters have not been allowed into the area.
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16 November 2016 in World News, Views: 54
Source: BBC
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