Buddhists Mob destroys mosque as religious, ethnic tension rises in Myanmar

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Ibrahim, 67, walks inside the destroyed mosque at Thuye Tha Mein village in Bago province on June 24, 2016, after violence erupted on June 23 when a mob of around 200 Buddhists rampaged through the area following an argument between neighbours over the building of a Muslim school. Scores of Buddhists ransacked a mosque in central Myanmar forcing Muslims to seek refuge overnight in a police station after a dispute between neighbours spilled into religious violence, officials and residents said on June 24. / AFP / YE