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Deadly Mob Violence Reported Against Muslims In West

June 04 2012


Police say a group of Buddhists have attacked a passenger bus, killing nine Muslims in western Burma, reports Reuters.

The bus came under attack on Sunday night near Taunggoke in the western Rakhine state by a vigilante group that blamed some of its passengers for the murder of a Buddhist woman a week ago, according to local residents.

One person traveling in a separate car was also reportedly killed.

Rakhine is home to Burma's largest concentration of Muslims, whose...

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