India has expressed serious concern over reports of renewed violence and attacks by terrorists in northern Rakhine State of Myanmar and extended its strong support at this challenging moment to Myanmar Government.
The Ministry of External Affairs in a press statement said, that India is deeply saddened at the loss of lives of the security forces in Myanmar. Condemning the violence and attacks in the strongest possible terms it hoped that the perpetrators of these crimes will be brought to justice.
Myanmar security forces were attacked by Rohingya militants in the northern Rakhine State on Saturday. Clashes erupted after militants attacked the border police. The fighting has killed 89 people and forced thousands of civilians to flee their homes.