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All three crew members aboard a Burmese Air Force helicopter were killed when it crashed in the Pegu Division town of Daik-U on Tuesday.
Ashin Kawthala, the chairperson of the Magwe Division chapter of the Association for the Protection of Race and Religion, accused the protestors of “trying to whip up hatred”.
The Rangoon-Sittwe highway was cut by a landslide in Arakan State’s Ann Township, blocking hundreds of cars and trucks from passing on the important commercial thoroughfare.
Cavusoglu broke the Ramadan fast at sunset with local Muslims at a mosque in Aung Mingalar. Later, he spoke to members of the community.
Amid rapid economic and social reforms that began in 2011, the cost of years of conflict on the lives of those who did the fighting is slowly being revealed.