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Conflicting claims over arson in Myanmar’s Rakhine

Myanmar officials have told journalists that the Rohingya set fire to their own houses before they fled from Rakhine state. On the other hand, Rohingya refugees say that the military and locals Buddhists are the ones who set their villages aflame.

Myanmar officials have told journalists that Rohingya Muslims set fire to their own houses before they fled from Rakhine state.

On the other hand, Rohingya refugees say that the military and locals Buddhists are the ones who set their villages aflame.

Al Jazeera’s Florence Looi reports from Naypyidaw.