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6 killed in Rohingya infighting at Ukhiya shelter camps

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|  22 Oct 2021, 18:17 | Update : 22 Oct 2021, 18:46
6 killed in Rohingya infighting at Ukhiya shelter camps
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At least six Rohingya people were killed following infighting between two rival groups at Ukhiya Rohingya camp in Cox’s Bazar. Seven more people were injured in the incident which occurred at 18 number Rohingya camp at Ukhiya in the early hours of Friday. The Armed Police Battalion (APBN) members have detained one person named Mujibur Rahman along with fire arms in this connection. Drives are on to detain other culprits in the Rohingya camp.

APBN members  have so far confirmed death of six people. The deceased were identified as Md. Idris (32), Ibrahim Hossain (22), Azizul Haque (26) and Md. Amin (32). The other two dead bodies were yet to be identified.

APBN sources said, the reason behind the clash is not clear. Six people were killed in the incident. Seven injured people were admitted to Ukhiya MSF Hospital. So far one person was detained. Drives are underway to detain the culprits. A team of police members from Cox’s Bazar district was deployed in the spot.

According to Cox’s Bazar additional police super Rafiqul Islam, six dead bodies were sent to the Ukhiya police station. The dead bodies will be sent to Cox’s Bazar Sadar Hospital for autopsy.

Process is underway to file a case in this connection, he added.

Following the situation panic has gripped the Rohingya people staying in the adjacent shelter camps. Law enforcement agency members are on high alert in the Rohingya camps.


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