Myanmar officials discovered 45 slain Hindus in three mass graves

Vastavam web: Myanmar officials said today they have discovered at least 45 slain Hindus in three mass graves in the Southeast Asian country’s conflict-torn northern Rakhine state.Two of the graves were found today and contained the bodies of 20 females and eight males, Border Guard Police Maj.The government’s Information Committee said on its Facebook page that all eight males were boys, including six who were under 10 years old.
It said another mass grave was discovered 200 meters away today that contained the bodies of 17 more Hindu villagers.There was no immediate way to independently verify the government’s assertions.A government crackdown that followed the attacks left more than 200 Rohingya Muslim villages burned and sent at least 420,000 Rohingya fleeing into Bangladesh.The Information Committee said the bodies were found in Yebawkya village of Maungdaw township, which was hardest hit by the violence.