Myanmar has killed at least 6 thousand 700 Rohingyas in Rakhine after voilence breakout in August of this year.The information was found in a survey based investigation conducted by the International charitable organization, Medicine Sans Frontiers (MSF). The survey was conducted based on the information given by the refugees in Bangladesh. Myanmar government officials gave information about the deaths of 400 Rohingyas in the military operation.
Myanmar army started killing Rohingyas since August 25 after deadly attack on police check post in the Rakhine state.More than six lakh Rohingyas fled to Bangladesh in order to escape from killing and rape. The barbarism of the soldiers was brought into light from the statement of the Burmese nationals. The UN referred to this incident as a textual example of Ethenic Cleansing. The United States also called it as more or less ethenic cleansing. Now the MSF, a famous Humanitarian organization says, it is a clear indication of the ‘Systematic or massive violence’conducted by the Myanmar authorities.
According to MSF data, more than 6 lakh 47 thousand Rohingyas have taken shelter in Bangladesh since August 25.According to their survey at least 9 thousand Rohingyas died in Myanmar from August 25 to September 24.Among them 6,773 were died due to the violence, of which 730 were children age of five or less.Myanmar army claims that the number of deaths is 400; most of them are Arsa terrorists.
5 percent Rohingyas have been beaten to death.The children below five years were among the dead. 59 percent of them were shot dead, 15 percent were burnt to death, and 7 percent were beaten to death. 2 percent of children have died in landmine explosion.
MSF Medical Director Sidney Wong said, “This number is actually Conceptual. We have conducted this survey by talking with refugees who have taken shelter in Bangladesh. There is no scope, even talking to all Rohingyas. Furthermore, all families did not get the chance to escape. Many families have been killed by the Myanmar Army.