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Cyclone rips into Bangladesh

HUNKERING DOWN:About 800,000 people spent the night in more than 2,000 cyclone evacuation shelters in Bangladesh, while 70,000 were evacuated in Myanmar

AFP, CHITTAGONG, Bangladesh

Buddhist-Muslim clashes in the region last year left about 200 people dead and whole neighborhoods burned to the ground.

Fifty-eight Rohingya were missing after their boat capsized on Monday as they tried to escape the cyclone by sea to higher ground along the coast.

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