Buddhist-Muslim clashes

8 killed as Myanmar Buddhist, Muslims clash in Indonesia

AP Indonesian police officers hold the body of an illegal migrant from Myanmar upon arrival at a hospital in Medan, North Sumatra in Indonesia on Friday.
In a testament to just how deep tensions are running, Buddhist fishermen and Muslim asylum seekers who fled Myanmar hoping for a better life brawled with rocks and knives on Friday at an immigration detention centre in Indonesia, leaving eight dead and another 15 injured, police said.


Budhists and Muslims clash in Mynmar killed at least 20

Two days of clashes between Buddhists and Muslims in central Myanmar began with the death of monk followed by a mob attack.Burning fires from two days of Buddhist-Muslim violence that killed at least 20 people smouldered across a central Myanmar town on Friday as residents cowered indoors amid growing fears the country’s latest bout of sectarian bloodshed could spread.