Muslims in Bangladesh burn Buddhist temples and homes

Today in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, officials reported that hundreds of Muslims burned at least 10 Buddhist temples and 2100 homes, with at least 20 people injured. The violence which started Saturday night was brought under control by early morning by security forces. Public gatherings have been restricted.

Travellers should always exercise caution and avoid all public and political demonstrations since they may become violent without prior notice.

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