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Jordan- Myanmar adopts scorched earth tactics in Rakhine: report

(MENAFN- Jordan News Agency) Ammna, Sept. 15 (Petra)-- Security forces in Myanmar are carrying out a scorched-earth policy in the majority-Muslim region of Rakhine State, burning down entire Rohingya villages and shooting at people as they try to flee, Amnesty International has said.

According to new satellite imagery, fire-detection data, photographs and videos from the ground, the human rights group said on Thursday that there were at least 80 large-scale fires in inhabited areas across northern Rakhine State since 25 August.

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