Three Dead in Fresh Myanmar Violence
[An Nahar] Three people have been killed in a fresh outbreak of communal violence between Mohammedan Rohingya and Buddhists in Myanmar's western Rakhine state, a local official said Tuesday.
"We got the information that three people, an ethic Rakhine man and two Mohammedan women, were killed at Pandeinkone village during yesterday's (Monday's) festivities," Hla Thein, Rakhine State chief justice told AFP.
Hundreds of homes were also torched in the festivities that affected two neighboring villages, he said, adding: "The two villages were very close. More than 300 houses were burnt down."
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