Deadly riots continue in central Myanmar
“The situation is unpredictable and dangerous,” (PuffHo)
Two days of clashes between Buddhists and Muslims in Meikhtila town leave at least 20 people dead, legislator says. Â (al Jizz)
Several mosques torched, while two Buddhists were burned to death in new Buddhist-Muslim clash.
Yangon, Myanmar (CNN)Â — Buddhist monks and others armed with swords and machetes Friday stalked the streets of a city in central Myanmar, where sectarian violence that has left about 20 people dead has begun to spread to other areas, according to local officials.
“At least 20 people have been killed. We estimate that it could be higher but it is also difficult for us to gather all the figures,” a police officer who did not want to be named told AFP.Â Click to continue: