Myanmar Rakhine: Thousands flee to Bangladesh

Source: BBC News

More than 18,000 Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state have entered Bangladesh in less than a week, aid workers say.

The crisis erupted after Rohingya insurgents attacked 30 police stations last Friday, triggering a military response.

Aid workers giving emergency shelter and food say about a dozen of the new arrivals have recent bullet wounds.

Thousands more are waiting at the border, local sources say.

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