Police: At least 12 Rohingya, Mainly Children, Drown in Latest Boat Disaster 1 234 567

Police: At least 12 Rohingya, Mainly Children, Drown in Latest Boat Disaster

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At least 12 Rohingya drowned late Sunday when their packed boat capsized as they fled violence in Myanmar to seek refuge in Bangladesh.   

Officials said the bodies of 10 children, one woman, and one man have been recovered.  They estimate that anywhere from 40 to 100 people were on the boat, which sank in the Naf river that separates Myanmar from Bangladesh.




Amnesty International spoke out against the tragedy, saying it was "yet more evidence of the desperate...

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