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A liaison officer for the Karen National Union denied that the armed group had sent the team, which provided free eye treatment to 73 local people.
The Arakan State government says it will form a militia to bolster defenses along Burma’s border with Bangladesh in the wake of a series of deadly attacks earlier this month.
The translator for a South Korean NGO worker under police investigation for alleged possession of yaba pills has been detained, according to local police.
The President’s Office said the government would investigate the death of a 60-year-old Rohingya Muslim who died in police custody in Arakan State two weeks ago.