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Smoke rises from debris of a burnt mosque which was torched during Tuesday's clashes between Buddhists and Muslims in Thabyuchaing village, Thandwe township, Rakhine State, in western Myanmar, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013. Rakhine was home to much of the sectarian violence that has killed hundreds of people since June 2012. The violence has thrown new attention on the government's failure to stop the unrest, which has displaced more than 140,000 people, the majority of them Muslims in this heavily Buddhist country. (AP Photo/Khin Maung Win)

Sectarian violence between Rohingyas and Buddhists

The latest bloodshed went on even as President Thein Sein arrived in the

region for a visit that wrapped up Thursday.

The violence has thrown

new attention on the government's failure to stop the unrest, which has

displaced more than 140,000 people, the majority of them Muslims in this

heavily Buddhist country. (Reuters)