Myanmar says nine police killed by insurgents on Bangladesh border



Myanmar said at least nine police officers were killed and four were wounded Sunday in multiple assaults on border guard posts along the Southeast Asian nation's troubled frontier with Bangladesh.
Eight attackers, identified only as "insurgent terrorists," but believed by officials to belong to a Muslim group, were killed and two were captured alive in clashes in the western state of Rakhine since the early hours of Sunday, national police chief Zaw Win told a press conference.
Rakhine is home to about 1.1 million members of the mostly Muslim Rohingya ethnic group, most of whom... read more

 
9 October 2016 in World News, Views: 39
Source: Reuters
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