Myanmar villagers flee fresh Rakhine State fighting, enter Bangladesh

FILE PHOTO: Myanmar border guard police force patrol near the Myanmar-Bangladeshi border outside Maungdaw, northern Rakhine state, Myanmar, November 12, 2017. REUTERS/Wa Lone/File Photo

YANGON/DHAKA (Reuters) – Scores of ethnic minority villagers have crossed from western Myanmar into Bangladesh in recent days amid fighting between the Myanmar military and ethnic Rakhine rebels, Bangladesh border guards and an activist said on Thursday. Members of 38 families said they fled their homes fearing attack from military helicopters, said Colonel Zahirul Haque […]

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