14 freed from rebels in Rakhine state


More than a dozen people that were seized by insurgents in Rakhine state have been rescued.

According to Myanmar’s army, a combined air and land operation is still underway to rescue the remaining people who were abducted.

Earlier Arakan Army rebels reported that several had died in a series of military attacks that targeted boats carrying soldiers and police.

There have been no independent account of casualties.

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