Maungdaw, Arakan State: A Rohingya youth catapulted by a Rakhine youth in front of the Maungdaw general hospital and from authorized pawn shop on September 2, while he was on the way to home after marketing from the Maungdaw market, said a neighbor of the victim.
The victim was identified as Shuna Meah (20), hailed from Bakah Gone Nah village of Maungdaw North. His forehead was seriously hit by the catapult and the iron ball entered to his head. As a result, he was fell down to the ground and some Rakhine youths came to the spot to carry the wounded body in the intention of hiding the body. But, luckily, a vehicle of GE (army) came to the spot and rescued the victim and sent to nearby hospital for treatment. After treatment, the victim was sent to his villager by the Vehicle of GE (army).
“The Hluntin (riot police) was present while the incident was happened. The Hluntin also asked the Rakhine youths to keep the wounded body quickly in secret place, said a close relative of the victim.
On that day, the Rakhine youths also beaten up severely to a Rohingya shopkeeper, was selling rice at Maungdaw market. However, he was rescued by some Rakhine women from the market, according to a shopkeeper of Maungdaw Town.