Local and foreign journalists, including from Mizzima, visited the site where dead bodies were found in a rice field near a Hindu village.
So far 45 bodies of Hindu villagers have been found, and a search team is looking for more.
The authorities say they believe the people were killed by Rohingya terrorists. A total of 92 people are still reported missing, according to a statement by the Myanmar government.
The Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA), believed responsible issued a statement its Twitter feed yesterday ‘categorically’ denying it was responsible.