Tensions rise in Rakhine Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims clash

1. A Rakhine man holds homemade weapons as he walks in front of houses that were burnt during fighting between Buddhist Rakhine and Muslim Rohingya communities in Sittwe

2. A Rakhine man holds homemade weapons as he stands in front of a house that was burnt during fighting between Buddhist Rakhine and Muslim Rohingya communities

3. Rakhine people get water from a fire engine to extinguish their burning homes

4. A Buddhist monk stands in the debris of burned houses still smouldering in Sittwe

5. Bangladesh border guards push back Rohingya Muslims fleeing religious violence in Burma, as they try to cross the Naf river into Bangladesh

6. Rohingya Muslims fleeing sectarian violence cry as they are turned back and prevented from entering Bangladesh

7. A Rohingya Muslim man, wounded by a bullet, recuperates at the Chittagong Medical College Hospital in Bangladesh following his detention while trying to cross the Naf river

8. Police arrive during fighting between Buddhist Rakhine and Muslim Rohingya communities in Sittwe

9. A Buddhist monk looks from the window behind a policeman during fighting between Buddhist Rakhine and Muslim Rohingya communities in Sittwe

10. A Rakhine woman carries her belongings and a sharpened bamboo stick for protection in Sittwe

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Tensions rise in Rakhine Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims clash

1. A Rakhine man holds homemade weapons as he walks in front of houses that were burnt during fighting between Buddhist Rakhine and Muslim Rohingya communities in Sittwe

2. A Rakhine man holds homemade weapons as he stands in front of a house that was burnt during fighting between Buddhist Rakhine and Muslim Rohingya communities

3. Rakhine people get water from a fire engine to extinguish their burning homes

4. A Buddhist monk stands in the debris of burned houses still smouldering in Sittwe

5. Bangladesh border guards push back Rohingya Muslims fleeing religious violence in Burma, as they try to cross the Naf river into Bangladesh

6. Rohingya Muslims fleeing sectarian violence cry as they are turned back and prevented from entering Bangladesh

7. A Rohingya Muslim man, wounded by a bullet, recuperates at the Chittagong Medical College Hospital in Bangladesh following his detention while trying to cross the Naf river

8. Police arrive during fighting between Buddhist Rakhine and Muslim Rohingya communities in Sittwe

9. A Buddhist monk looks from the window behind a policeman during fighting between Buddhist Rakhine and Muslim Rohingya communities in Sittwe

10. A Rakhine woman carries her belongings and a sharpened bamboo stick for protection in Sittwe

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