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Rohingya exodus from Myanmar hits 379,000

Some 379,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar's troubled Rakhine state for Bangladesh since new violence erupted last month, the United Nations said Wednesday. The figure has risen by 9,000 in 24 hours, according to UN refugee agency spokesman Joseph Tripura told AFP. Bangladesh authorities are now registering new arrivals and building a massive new camp near the border with Myanmar to accommodate the influx.
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