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Death toll attacks islamic militias Myanmar has risen to 71

Death toll attacks islamic militias Myanmar has risen to 71

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The death toll of the attack by islamic militias in Myanmar has risen to 71. The militias have Thursday night coordinated attacks carried out on thirty different police stations.

Earlier it was spoken of to 32 dead. Among the dead are 59 insurgents and 11 agents. In the event of attack was a homemade bomb was used.

One hundred and fifty rebels tried Friday, an army base in the state of Rakhine to penetrate, says the government.

Most of the inhabitants of the country are buddhist, the attackers belong to a separate ethnic group: the Rohingya. They live mostly in the Rakhine where the attacks are carried out.

Earlier this month walked out of the tensions in the area again, when Burmese security forces a new “opruimingsoperatie” started in the village Rathetaung, where both buddhist and muslims live.

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