Myanmar: Clashes and unrest/ 50 people killed

Posted on June 19, 2012 • Filed under: Asia, Tourists Injured, Tourists Killed

SITTWE, Myanmar – Fifty people have been killed in communal clashes in western Myanmar, state media said Saturday, as the UN warned of “immense hardship” faced by thousands displaced by rioting. State mouthpiece the New Light of Myanmar said 50 people have died, with 54 injured between May 28 and June 14 in Rakhine state, which has been rocked by violence. Read article

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