Rohingya exodus to Bangladesh nears 300,000

Rohingya exodus to Bangladesh nears 300,000

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Rohingya exodus to Bangladesh nears 300,000

Nearly 300,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar’s Rakhine state into Bangladesh in the 15 days since new violence erupted, the United Nations said Saturday.
The figure has jumped about 20,000 in a day.
“Some 290,000 Rohingya arrived in Bangladesh since 25 August,” said Joseph Tripura, a spokesman for the UN refugee agency.
Officials said the UN has found more Rohingya in… Details

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