Myanmar destroys 1,000 homes at squatter camp

Residents say they have nowhere to go after government bulldozes homes built on land outside Yangon owned by military.

    The government in Myanmar has begun bulldozing homes built by squatters on land owned by the military. 
     
    Nearly 1,000 houses built on the outskirts of Yangon have been destroyed. People living there say they have nowhere else to go.

    Al Jazeera's Caitlin McGee reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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