Rakhine unrest 'leaves four soldiers dead'

Rakhine unrest 'leaves four soldiers dead'
 

At least four soldiers were killed in a third day of clashes in Myanmar's troubled Rakhine state on Tuesday, state media report.
State media said the soldiers were attacked by 300 men armed with pistols, swords and knives.
Nine police officers were killed in co-ordinated attacks at the weekend along Myanmar's border with Bangladesh.
Rakhine has seen long-running tensions between Buddhists and the mostly Muslim Rohingya minority.
The BBC's Jonah Fisher in Yangon says it is not clear who is behind this newly active armed force in Rakhine, but the Rohingya are being blamed for the attacks.
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12 October 2016 in World News, Views: 41
Source: BBC
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