Myanmar army kills 25 in Rohingya villages

Myanmar army kills 25 in Rohingya villages
 

The Myanmar army says it shot dead at least 25 people in Rohingya Muslim villages in restive Rakhine state on Sunday.
It said the people killed had been armed with machetes and wooden clubs.
On Saturday, the army launched attacks with helicopter gunships on Rohingya villages in Rakhine. Eight people, including two soldiers, died.
The attacks were "clearance operations" targeting armed militants, the army said.
Images and videos on social media showed women and children were among those killed.
Hundreds of villagers were forced to flee their homes over the weekend.
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14 November 2016 in World News, Views: 33
Source: BBC
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