Burma Travel Alert: At least 80 killed in wave of communal violence

Posted on June 20, 2012 • Filed under: Asia, Tourist Warning

More than 80 people have been killed in a wave of communal violence in western Burma this month, a government official said. He said about 71 people had died in more than a week of clashes, in addition to 10 Muslims killed on June 3 by a Buddhist mob seeking revenge for the rape and murder of a local woman — the apparent spark for the unrest. Read Article

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