>> As blasts and gunfire rock Myanmar's border with Bangladesh, questions are rising over what exactly caused the explosions. Tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslims are fleeing of violent military counter-offensive on the Myanmar side. One of them showing Reuters' mobile phone footage of what appears to be a mine buried in mud in no man's land, a few dozen meters separating the two countries.
Reuters can't independently verify that, or claims that Myanmar's army was at the site minutes after the explosion, suggesting it may have laid the traps. The government says it needs clarification on where the blasts occurred, arguing that they could have been laid by what it calls, terrorists. Implying Muslim insurgents who recently attacked police posts and an army base, sparking the latest wave of violence.
What is clear though is Rohingya Muslims are fleeing at any cost. Nearly 90,000 have tried to escape clashes. Several drowning last week when their boat capsized trying to cross the border. The crisis is a arguably the biggest challenge facing leader, Aung San Suu Kyi. The Nobel laureate facing international criticism fer her silence on the plight of the Rohingya.
A group Myanmar refuses to recognize as citizens often referred to as the world's most persecuted minority.