Nearly 40,000 Rohingya fled escalating Myanmar fighting

Around 38,000 Rohingya have crossed into Bangladesh from neighboring Myanmar, United Nations sources working in Bangladesh’s southern district of Cox’s Bazar said on Friday.

The estimate comes a week after Rohingya insurgents attacked police posts and an army base in Rakhine state, prompting clashes and a military counteroffensive.

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