Buddhist-Muslim violence

Buddhist men brandish weapons on Wednesday as they roam through the town of Lashio, where several buildings were ransacked and at least one person was killed. Photo: AP

Myanmar Muslims fear 'they'll be killed if they go outside'

It was a terrifying sight: hundreds of angry, armed men on motorbikes advancing up a dusty street with no one to stop them. Shouting at the top of their lungs, clutching machetes and iron pipes and long bamboo poles, they thrust their fists repeatedly into the air.