October 25, 2012
Reuters: In Myanmar's volatile west, sectarian violence worsens
by Aung Hla Tun, Alan Raybould and Jason Szep
Hundreds of homes burned and gunfire rang out as sectarian violence
raged for a fifth day between Rohingya Muslims and Buddhists in western Myanmar on Thursday, pushing the death toll to nearly 60 and testing the country's nascent democracy.
Security forces struggled to
stem Myanmar's worst communal unrest since clashes in June killed more
than 80 people and displaced at least 75,000 in Rakhine State.
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