PBS NewsHour

News Wrap: Estimated 500,000 Rohingya Muslims fled Myanmar

Clip: 09/28/2017 | 4m 49s

In our News Wrap Thursday, the U.N. now says half a million Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh to escape attacks by the military in majority-Buddhist Myanmar. Also, the imminent eruption of a volcano on the island of Bali has forced more than 130,000 people to flee. Another volcano on a tiny island in the Pacific nation of Vanuatu has officials ordering all 11,000 people to leave.

Aired: 09/28/17

Rating: NR

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