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Monday, 28 August 2017 - 12:18
Thousands flee deadly violence in Myanmar
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Thousands of people have fled their homes following two days of violence in a deepening crisis in the state of Rakhine in Myanmar.

Members of the Muslim Rohingya minority escaped to the border with Bangladesh, but Bangladeshi border guards are turning them back.

Violence erupted when Rohingya fighters attacked 30 police stations on Friday(25) and clashes continued on Saturday(26).

More than 100 people, mostly insurgents, have been reported killed.
Myanmar police officers patrol a road in northern Rakhine, 26 August

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