Over 270,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar in two weeks as violence continues even in area capitals

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September 08, 2017 10:10 PM

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) – An unprecedented surge of 270,000 Rohingya has sought refuge in Bangladesh over the past two weeks, the UN refugee agency said on Friday (Sept 8), as it announced a dramatic jump in the total as new pockets of people fleeing violence in Myanmar are found.