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Aid group: At least 6,700 Rohingya killed in Myanmar

 

December 15, 2017



BANGKOK (AP) — International aid group Doctors Without Borders said its field survey has found at least 6,700 Rohingya Muslims were killed between August and September in a crackdown by Myanmar's security forces.

The group, known by its French acronym MSF, said in a statement made available Thursday that it conducted the survey in refugee camps in Bangladesh. It estimated that at least 9,000 Rohingya had died of various causes in Myanmar's Rakhine state between Aug. 25 and Sept. 24, and that more than 70 percent of the deaths were the result of violence.

According to MSF, the dead include...



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