Myanmar policemen killed in Rakhine border attack

Myanmar policemen killed in Rakhine border attack
 

A series of attacks targeting border posts along Myanmar's border with Bangladesh have left nine police officers dead, officials in Rakhine region have told the BBC.
The attacks on three police posts near Maungdaw early on Sunday appeared to be co-ordinated, they said.
Police said those responsible were from the persecuted Rohingya minority group.
Rakhine has seen simmering tension between its Buddhist and Rohingya Muslim populations.
Several attackers were also killed in Sunday's attacks, an official in Maungdaw told BBC Burmese.
The assailants looted more than 50 guns and thousands of... read more

 
9 October 2016 in World News, Views: 48
Source: BBC
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