Rohingya exodus ‘exaggerated’, says Myanmar’s Army chief

| | Yangon

The media has “exaggerated” the number of Rohingya refugees fleeing an army crackdown, Myanmar’s commander-in-chief said today, in a brash rebuttal of accusations of ethnic cleansing by his forces.

Some 520,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar’s western Rakhine state since August 25, when the military launched a sweeping campaign against militants from the Muslim minority. 



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18 Mar 2018 | PNS

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23 Mar 2018 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

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