Myanmar killing report prompts call for release of arrested journalists

Myanmar killing report prompts call for release of arrested journalists

US state department demands inquiry after Reuters story about slaughter of 10 Rohingya men

A Reuters investigation into the killing of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar has prompted demands from the US state department for a credible inquiry into the bloodshed and calls for the release of two journalists who were arrested while working on the report.

The report, published overnight, lays out events leading up to the killing of 10 Rohingya men from Inn Din village in Rakhine state. They were buried in a mass grave after being hacked to death or shot by Buddhist neighbours and soldiers.

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