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Bamboo Pole: Bangladeshi Side and Scrubby Forest

bamboo pole: Half of my village was burnt down, according to CBC. I saw them do it, said Sayed Azin, 46, who said he had walked for eight days carrying his 80-year-old mother in a basket strung on a bamboo pole between him and his son. Reuters reporters on the Bangladeshi side of the border, in Palong Khali district, saw several thousand people crossing from Myanmar's Rakhine state, filing along embankments between flooded fields and scrubby forest. Soldiers and Buddhist mobs had torched his village, he said. I can't find my relatives ... I can't take this anymore. I left everything, he said, sobbing. ( As reported in the news.