Daily Archives: October 7, 2012

Update News of Sittwe town: Looking for peaceful solution?


By NDPHR(exile),

Today at around 14:30pm, Police authority corporately with extremist Rakhines entered into the ancient Sittwe Central Mosque (beside Cultural Museum) by claiming to check electric shock and set fire the mosque and houses around it. On the time of military forces arrived to extinguish the fire, two houses around it were already burnt down and the mosque was damaged to how much is not yet known.

At the same time, more than thousand extremist Rakhines plus radical monks also surrounded the Aungmingala (Mole Fara) Quarter. They attacks with stones and poisonous arrows and attempted to set fire the village. However, the military and police forces have heavily deployed on time and still trying to handle the situation by defining restricted lines with ropes.

The sources confirm that the extremist Rakhines and radical monks are still around the villages and chanting with various violent words.

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