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>> Claims of scorched earth tactics against Rohingya Muslims, officials in Bangladesh exclusively telling Reuters that the Myanmar army is laying landmines along the border between the two countries to stop tens of thousands of Rohingya refugees fleeing violence from returning. This video taken by a refugee appears to show a mine buried in the mud at the same site where a Rohingya boy's leg was blown off earlier this week, but Reuters can't independently confirm this.
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Two more refugees also say they saw Myanmar soldiers in the area just before the blast. Nearly a 125,000 members of the Muslim minority have fled Myanmar in the past two weeks after an attack by Rohingya insurgence triggered a military crack down has left at least 400 people dead.
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The UN Secretary General has called an end to the bloodshed saying the situation is close to ethnic cleansing.>> I hope we don't get there. And l appeal to all authorities in Myanmar, civilian authorities and military authorities to indeed put an end to this violence that in my opinion, is creating a situation that can destabilize the region.
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>> But as hundreds more exhausted Rohingya arrive on boats, it seems the humanitarian crisis is far from over.>> There was a boat behind us which my relatives were on. Suddenly, it sank and the military started firing at us. Ten members of our family including my son and grandson drowned.
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>> Myanmar says, its security forces are fighting a legitimate campaign against terrorists. It's among the few nations in the world to have never signed a UN treaty banning the use of landmines.>>
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