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Special Report: How a two-week army crackdown reignited Myanmar’s Rohingya crisis

BALUKHALI CAMP, BANGLADESH: When army helicopters fired on Rahim's village in northwest Myanmar one day last November, the Rohingya schoolteacher told his pregnant wife to take their three young daughters and leave. He stayed behind with his 72-year-old mother. At dawn the next morning soldiers encircled and then entered the village. Rahim and his mother crept into a rice field. Crouching, Rahim said they saw the soldiers set fire to homes and shoot fleeing villagers. "I thought we were going to die that day," said…