Published on Thursday, 05 July 2012 21:23
Thirty people who are suspected to have got involved in killing 10 on board a Yoma Thitsa passenger bus on 3 June have been detained, it is learnt.
The state-run newspapers carried the news that some 300 people stopped the bus en route from Thandwe to Yangon at Thandwe-Toungup junction in Toungup, Rakhine State, at 4 pm on 3 June and murdered 10 Muslims on board the bus. Those killed were six from Taungdwingyi, two from Myaungmya and two from Thandwe, said the newspaper.
A 16-strong team, formed with the order of the Union Government dated 6 June, is investigating follow-up incidents in Rakhine State.
The rescue camps in the state have had more than 30,000 people up to June, and the curfew that has been imposed since 10 June is still in force, it is learnt.
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