Anti-Rohingya rally in Myanmar
- Published: 24 Oct 2012 at 15.28
- Online news:
Hundreds of Buddhist university students rallied on Wednesday against Muslims in a flashpoint city at the centre of communal tensions in western Myanmar, a protest leader told AFP.
The protest in Sittwe, capital of Rakhine state, followed overnight violence in nearby towns as a fresh outbreak of unrest between ethnic Rakhine and Muslim Rohingya stretched into a third day.
At least three people died and hundreds of homes were torched on Monday in clashes between the two sides, according to officials, with a further 50 properties set ablaze on Tuesday morning.
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