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Hundreds likely killed in Myanmar military crackdown on Rohingya: UN

Feb 03. 2017
Myanmar ethnic Rohingya Muslims who stay in Malaysia gather outside the venue of the Extraordinary Session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of OIC on the Situation of the Muslim Minority Rohingya In Myanmar./ EPA
Myanmar ethnic Rohingya Muslims who stay in Malaysia gather outside the venue of the Extraordinary Session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of OIC on the Situation of the Muslim Minority Rohingya In Myanmar./ EPA
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GENEVA - Myanmar's four-month military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims has likely killed hundreds of people, the UN said Friday, in a report detailing horrific abuses allegedly committed against civilians in Rakhine state. 

"The 'area clearance operations' have likely resulted in several hundred deaths," said the report from the United Nations human rights office, referring the military crackdown launched on October 10. 

    

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