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Rohingya Article: Rohingya and Burma Violence

rohingya article: Read more UN says Burma violence a deliberate strategy to expel Rohingya Article Continued Below India's top court delays ruling on deportation of 40,000 Rohingya Muslims react-empty 157 The Rohingya are enduring a hell on Earth Six people, including the husband and a son of the dead woman, Taslima Siddique, were injured and admitted to a hospital, according to Toronto Star. Siddique was the mother of one of the children killed, but authorities were not sure which child was hers. The deaths of the woman; two girls, 9 and 6; and a boy, 1; were confirmed by Abdul Khayer, the officer in charge of the Ukhiya police station in the area. The deaths are the latest tragedy for members of the Muslim ethnic group, who were forced from their homes in Rakhine state in Burma in a brutal crackdown by the country's security forces that began in August. Survivors have detailed harrowing accounts of violence in their villages. The United Nations says the crackdown has amounted to ethnic cleansing. ( As reported in the news.