Rohingya Militants Declare Month-Long Ceasefire, Release Statement On Twitter

"The Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) hereby declares a temporary cessation of offensive military operations," it said in a statement on its Twitter handle.

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Rohingya Militants Declare Month-Long Ceasefire, Release Statement On Twitter

Nearly 300,000 of the Rohingya Muslims flee to Bangladesh. (AFP File)

Yangon, Myanmar:  Rohingya militants, whose August 25 raids in Myanmar's Rakhine State sparked an army crackdown that has seen nearly 300,000 of the Muslim minority flee to Bangladesh, on Sunday declared a unilateral one-month ceasefire.

"The Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) hereby declares a temporary cessation of offensive military operations," it said in a statement on its Twitter handle @ARSA_Official, adding it was to allow for humanitarian aid to reach the battered region.
  

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