' Dozens of Rohingya villages completely destroyed '

The Myanmar authorities have dozens of Rohingya villages in Rakhine State completely destroyed after the people on the flight were struck.

That says human rights organisation Human Rights Watch (HRW), which relies on satellite imagery.

According to HRW the authorities use heavy equipment to villages to get rid of "all buildings and vegetation". 55 villages would otherwise certainly are has been pulled down. It is in most cases to settlements that were already partially or completely destroyed by arson, according to the human rights organisation.

"In many of these villages are atrocities committed against Rohingya", said the head of the Asia Division of HRW, Brad Adams. "They would need to maintain so that by the UN appointed experts to examine the evidence on decent manner, so that the perpetrators can be identified."