Three Rohingya villages burned in Myanmar: HRW

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Satellite images show that several Rohingya village in Myanmar's Rakhine State have been burned to the ground in recent weeks, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Saturday.

The New York-based rights group urged authorities to invite United Nations investigators to look into the destruction of a total of 430 buildings in three villages in the northern Maungdaw district between October 22 and November 10.

"New satellite images not only confirm the widespread destruction of Rohingya villages but show that it was even greater than we first thought," Brad Adams, HRW's Asia director, said in a statement.

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