Minister blames 'terrorists' for Rakhine fires
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Minister blames 'terrorists' for Rakhine house burning

Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims have fled violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state, where their homes have been set on fire.

But Myanmar's Minister for Social Welfare Relief and Resettlement Dr Win Myat Aye said most Muslims had stayed and blamed "terrorists" for the fires.

The Myanmar government does not recognise the term Rohingya, calling them Bengali Muslims instead.

  • 21 Sep 2017
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