Here comes the “accidental bump”
The violence in Oakkan erupted after a woman accidentally bumped into a novice monk and knocked his alms bowl onto the ground, the AFP news agency cited Ye Htut’s Facebook post as saying.
DPA has a completely different take on the story:
Broken begging bowl leads to attack on mosque in Myanmar
Myanmar police on Tuesday detained a Muslim woman under suspicion of knocking a Buddhist monk’s begging bowl out of his hands, sparking an attack on a mosque and raising tensions.
“We had to detain the women to control the potential unrest in the region,” said a senior police official….
Burmese Rohingya madrassa students pray at a local mosque: Muslims comprise about 5% of the population. (They are Bangladeshi invaders, not Burmese. A “Rohingya people” does not exist, its a Mohammedan fantasy product)
As always, the Grunard reports “sectarian clashes”, blames “radical monks”
Brick-wielding gangs smash mosque windows and loot shops as unrest between Muslims and Buddhists intensifies. Â Radical monks have been accused of inciting anti-Muslim violenceÂ Â through speeches delivered across the country and disseminated on recordings sold in shops and at street stalls.
Seven Muslim men are on trial in Meikhtila charged with murdering a monk, seen as the trigger for the riots.