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Rohingya refugees wait for food supplies at the Nayapara camp in the Cox's Bazar region of Bangladesh.   © Reuters
Rohingya crisis

Rohingya death toll in Myanmar attacks tops 6,700, aid group says

Doctors Without Borders also criticizes return proposal as premature

ARIANA KING, Nikkei staff writer | Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos

NEW YORK -- More than 6,700 Rohingya Muslims were killed from Aug. 25 through Sept. 24 during the Myanmar military's attacks in northern Rakhine State, the medical nonprofit Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres estimates in a report Thursday.

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