Thursday, October 25, 2012

Some villages under fi re, riots occurs in Minbya, MraukU Townships

NAY PYI TAW, 23 Oct-While houses were set fi re in some villages in Minbya Township of Rakhine State starting from 10:30 pm on 21 October, communal strifes erupted in Minbya and MraukU Townships and the riots continued yesterday and to date.

In the incidents, 531 houses in six villages in Minbya Township and 508 houses in two villages in MraukU Township totaling 1039 houses were burnt down, and one man and one woman had been killed and eight men injured. Measures are being carried out in accord with the law by Rakhine State government and local authorities concerned for preventing the outbreak of more violences, restoring rule of law and normalcy and relief and resettlement tasks.
Last updated on Wednesday, October 24, 2012.

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