The Myanmar authorities set minefields on the border with Bangladesh, to prevent the return of the refugees Rohingya. About it to Agency Reuters Wednesday, September 6, said a source in the government of neighboring Bangladesh.
The interlocutor of Agency has specified that the process mining area along the fence with barbed wire lasts for the third day. According to sources, the Bangladeshi authorities learned about it mostly through photographs and data informants.
“Our forces are also seen on the side of Myanmar’s three or four groups that sets something in the ground. Subsequently, our informants confirmed that those mined territory,” — said the source.
On 25 August the militants of the movement “army of Arakan Rohingya solidarity” made in the West of Myanmar attack on a few dozen strong points of the police. For the week, the number of victims of collisions has exceeded 400 people.
Rohingya people — an ethnic minority living on the territory of Myanmar’s Rakhine state. According to the UN, Rohingya is one of the most oppressed peoples in the world. After sectarian clashes in 2012 have been driven from their homes and forced to settle in spontaneous camps around 120 thousand representatives of this nation. They have been denied citizenship, they do not have access to medical care is limited in movement in the country. Themselves Rohingya claim that are persecuted due to the fact that practice Islam.