Second Rohingya man was also injured in the explosion, which may have been a landmine blast, near their village in Kyauktaw Township on Tuesday.
The victims were part of a group collecting timber in an area of Kyauktaw Township where the military had fought with the Arakan Army two months previously.
Kyauktaw Township villagers report injured civilians and the death of a 10-year-old girl amid fighting between the AA and government troops.
A Rakhine village official was arrested and his goods were seized Thursday by Army troops, who claim he aided AA rebels.
The Myanmar government’s refusal to allow aid workers access to parts of embattled Rakhine State is costing the lives of their own citizens, Mueller says.
Representatives of grassroots groups who have working on the ground in conflict-affected parts of Rakhine regret not being invited to meet UNOCHA envoy Ursula Muller.
About 100 demonstrators gather outside Myanmar Embassy, call for independent probe of possible war crimes over detainee deaths
Army denies AA’s claim to have killed 4 soldiers in separate clash in Ponnagyun
Ferry operator, 36, was returning to his home in Kyauktaw Township; Army says he was an AA member who had attempted to kill soldiers with a landmine.
At an interfaith advisory forum in Naypyitaw, political and religious leaders joined together to encourage respect for a peaceful diversity of race, religion and thought.
Their alleged admissions come after eight days of interrogation during military detention in northern Rakhine State.
The proposal was submitted to Naypyitaw after calls for more aid by a number of influential monks and civil society groups in Rakhine State.
Different accounts have emerged of the deaths during military detention, while a rights group has called for the investigation to be independent.
Police say only that lawsuit is under Unlawful Association Act; Development Media Group is a popular source of news on Rakhine conflict among Arakanese.
Tatmadaw denies the claim, says full Buddhist rites were performed at ceremony