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  • Myanmar army kills 13 rebels in Rakhine clashes: military spokesman

    Myanmar’s army has killed 13 rebel fighters in the western Rakhine State, a military spokesman said on Friday, as government troops battle to contain a new insurgency in the troubled region.

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  • Myanmar army kills 13 rebels in Rakhine clashes: military spokesman

    Myanmar’s army has killed 13 rebel fighters in the western Rakhine State, a military spokesman said on Friday, as government troops battle to contain a new insurgency in the troubled region.

    IN
  • Myanmar army kills 13 in attack on Rakhine rebels

    Rakhine state has seen new levels of violence in recent weeks between the Arakan Army and security forces Myanmar’s army says it killed 13 ethnic Rakhine fighters in counter attacks, after the well-armed group carried out deadly strikes on police posts earlier this month. Rakhine state has seen new levels of violence in recent weeks between the Arakan Army (AA) – insurgents fighting for greater autonomy for ethnic Rakhine Buddhists – and security forces. Continue reading

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  • Myanmar's civilian, military leaders meet, vow to 'crush' Rakhine rebels

    Myanmar government leader Aung San Suu Kyi discussed insurgent attacks on Myanmar police on Monday in a rare meeting with the military chief, and her administration called for the armed forces to "crush" the rebels, a government spokesman said.

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