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Refugees From Ruined Village Say Myanmar Army Trapped Them

Tensions have escalated in Myanmar's western Rakhine state, where 400 people suspected of harboring rebels have had their village burned and are now trapped inside a camp by soldiers. One of the people caught in the camp, who did not want to be named, told VOA's Burmese service by phone that access to the camp, which is inside Sabaseit village, had been restricted since Tuesday. “They say they have restricted entry and exit [of the refugee camp]," he said. "For the...

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