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Exclusive: 'We will kill you all' - Rohingya villagers in Myanmar beg for safe passage

Reuters Sunday, 17 September 2017 ()
SITTWE, Myanmar (Reuters) - Thousands of Rohingya Muslims in violence-racked northwest Myanmar are pleading with the authorities for safe passage from two remote villages that are cut off by hostile Buddhists and running short of food.
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News video: Rohingya villagers afraid to leave their houses

Rohingya villagers afraid to leave their houses 02:11

The number of Rohingya refugees flooding into Bangladesh has risen sharply to 270,000 since the violence broke out in Myanmar two weeks ago. Some of the Rohingya villages look deserted because residents are afraid to leave their houses.

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