Let Kar Satellite Imagery

Satellite imagery recorded on May 16, 2020, at 4:01 a.m. UTC (10:31 a.m. local time) does not show signs of damage in Let Kar village at that specific time. Satellite imagery recorded on May 18, 2020, shows approximately 200 buildings affected by fire in Let Kar village, which likely occurred on May 16 around 2 p.m. local time.

Before: Satellite imagery recorded on May 16, 2020, at 10:31 a.m. local time shows no signs of damage in Let Kar village, Mrauk U, Rakhine State. Almost four hours later, at 2:12 p.m., an environmental satellite detected fires burning in Let Kar. Damage analysis by Human Rights Watch; satellite imagery © 2020 Planet Labs

After: Satellite imagery recorded on May 18 shows approximately 200 buildings affected by fire in Let Kar. The damage reported is most likely an underestimate as internal damage is not visible. Damage analysis by Human Rights Watch; satellite imagery © 2020 Planet Labs

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