UN tells Myanmar to investigate killings

Government told to probe reports of deaths of 48 Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state, scene of repeated communal violence.

Last updated: 25 Jan 2014 01:06
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The UN has called on the government of Myanmar to investigate reports that up to 48 people from an ethnic minority group were killed earlier this month. It happened in a village in the western Rakhine state, where there has been repeated violence between Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims.

Al Jazeera's Florence Looi reports from Sittwe in Myanmar.


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