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Rohingya Insurgents: Bangladesh and Rohingya

rohingya insurgents: Bangladesh said the repatriations are to begin within two months, according to Toronto Star. More than 620,000 Rohingya have fled from Burma into Bangladesh since Aug. 25, when the army began what it called clearance operations following an attack on police posts by a group of Rohingya insurgents. Burma, also known as Myanmar, announced the agreement but provided no details on how many Rohingya refugees would be allowed to return home. Refugees arriving in Bangladesh said their homes were set on fire by soldiers and Buddhist mobs, and some reported being shot at by security forces. It said the pact follows a formula set in a 1992 repatriation agreement signed by the two nations after an earlier spasm of violence. The office of Burma civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi said the agreement on the return of displaced persons from Rakhine state was signed by Cabinet officials in Naypyitaw, Burma's capital. ( As reported in the news.