Community, family mourn victims of Aug-25 Hindus massacre by ARSA

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Hindu community attend vigil for 113 Hindus who were killed by ARSA terrorists in 2017 in Maungtaw. Photo: Myo Thu Hein

Grief-stricken Hindu community in Maungtaw, Rakhine State, held a prayer session yesterday for 113 Hindus who were killed in the August-25 ARSA terrorists attack in 2017.
The vigil held at the camp for displaced Hindus in Maungtaw was opened with three times recitations of holy
U Ni Maung, religious leader of Hindus, explained the purpose of holding the religious ceremony. Next, Hindu priests and families of the victims prayed for Hindus who were killed by ARSA terrorists.
The ceremony was also attended by heads of the Maungtaw District and Township Police Forces, head of the Maungtaw Township General Administration Department, Hindus priests, people from Hindu communities from Sittway, Buthidaung and Maungtaw, invited personnel and officials. “We are still feeling sorrows for Hindus who are victims of the massacre in August last year,” said U Ni Maung, “That’s why, we are holding this vigil for them.”
The Hindu religious leader also expressed the thanks to Hindus Federation which sponsored the 1st anniversary prayer session for the victims.

Yama Nya, Myo Thu Hein

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