Burma

Ethnic Violence in Burma Continues

Clashes have claimed over 100 lives

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Officials in Burma say the death toll from recent ethnic violence in the western state of Rakhine has risen above 100.

Rakhine state spokesman Win Myaing said Friday that 112 people have been killed in clashes between Muslim Rohingya and Buddhist Rakhine communities.  He said more than 70 people have been wounded in several days of violence.