Buddhist rebels clash with Myanmar forces, thousands displaced

At least 13 officers were killed in clashes in Rakhine state in move to repatriate thousands of Rohingya refugees.

    Thousands of people have been displaced in Myanmar after clashes between a Buddhist rebel group and security forces.

    At least 13 police officers were killed in the clashes which come amid moves to repatriate hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees back to Rakhine State.

    Al Jazeera's Charlotte Bellis reports.


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