Six Buddhist men will face trial this month over the lynching of 10 Muslim bus passengers as sectarian unrest convulsed western Myanmar last year, officials said Thursday.
This picture taken on June 13, 2012 shows Rohingya Muslims, trying to cross the Naf river into Bangladesh to escape sectarian violence in Myanmar. Myanmar officials say six Buddhist men will face trial this month over the lynching of 10 Muslim bus passengers as sectarian unrest convulsed Rakhine state in June 2012.
More than 200 people died in violence between Buddhists and Muslim Rohingya in Rakhine state in the days after the June 3, 2012 bus attack -- which saw the passengers dragged from the vehicle and killed by a mob.
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