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Myanmar troops fire on Rohingya Muslim areas

The Myanmar government confirmed that troops had fired on villages in Rakhine belonging to Rohingya Muslims, the BBC reported on Sunday. 
The report corroborates photographs released by Human Rights Watch which shows villages burnt to ground with 430 destroyed buildings. 
“New satellite images not only confirm the widespread destruction of Rohingya villages but show that it was even greater than we first thought,” Brad Adams, Asia director at Human Rights Watch said. 
“Burmese authorities should promptly establish a UN-assisted investigation as a first step toward ensuring justice and security for the victims.”
Independent journalists are banned from entering Rakhine by the government. 
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