Minbye, Arakan State: Fresh clashes between Rohingyas and Rakhines have broken out in volatile western Myanmar, leaving more than 600 homes burned to the ground, according to an elder from Minbya.
“In the cashed, at least 100 Rohingyas dead, but authority used only three people dead and more than 340 homes.”
The Rakhines with help of police and army, attacked the Rohingya villages; Parein village of Mrauk U and Paiketay Rwa (Fishing village), Tharak Rwa of Pann Mraung village, Sudaine Rwa village of Minbya town, have been heavily attack from yesterday evening., Kaman and Rakhine muslim houses in Parein village of Mrauk U town and Paiketay Rwa (Fishing village), Tharak Rwa of Pann Mraung village, Sudaine Rwa village of Minbya town, have been heavily attack from yesterday evening , according to sources from Min bya.
“Moreover, Parein village consisting all more than 500 houses, has been set fire from today morning 4:00am and all have been burnt down;Paiketay Rwa (Fishing village) consisting about 300 houses, was torched yesterday evening 22:30pm and about 50 houses were burnt down; Tharak Rwa of Pann Mraung village consisting about 190 houses within Rakhine dominated area, was attacked from 7:00am today morning and all have been burnt down; and Sudaine Rwa village was also set fire today around 15:00pm today but how many houses burnt down was not yet known.”
Thousands of Rakhines attacked Rohingya villages with arrows and gun while the military did not stop Rakhine who attacking Rohingya villages, according to Rohingya sources.
Rohingya group based in Sittwe has informed to the Rakhine state minister and human rights commission members on the time from yesterday but didn’t take any action.
Yainetay (Zula Fara) village of Mrauk U town and Nagara Pauktaw village of Minbya , had been set fire today morning where military and polices forces do not stop Rakhine people and they are just pushing out Rohingya villagers.
Authorities imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew in the townships on October 22 and both areas were calm today, according to Rakhine state Attorney-General Hla Thein.
Moreover, the two mosques of Anauk Paikseik (West Fishing village) and Arashi Quarter of Kyaukpru, were attacked on October 22, at around 23:00pm. The villagers had able to extinguish the fire so only the fences were burnt down. But when the authority arrested the imam religious leader and the guards and accusing that they themselves set fire the mosques, according to an elder from Kyaukpyu.