Malaysia said Thursday it would work with Myanmar to repatriate thousands of their nationals following clashes in the community that left at least four dead and led to a security sweep.
Families wait to be processed at the UNHCR refugee centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Wednesday, May 29, 2013. The U.N. refugee agency estimates 50,000 refugees and asylum seekers remain unregistered in Malaysia. Malaysia said Thursday it would work with Myanmar to repatriate thousands of their nationals following clashes in the community that left at least four dead. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)
The two Southeast Asian nations insisted that violence - beginning late May at a wholesale market in Kuala Lumpur, linked to strife between majority Buddhists and minority Muslims in Myanmar - was under control.
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