Maungdaw, Arakan State: A passengers bus carrying more than 35 Rohingyas- men, women and childrens- was attacked by Rakhines and army today at about 2;30pm, according to an elder from Maungdaw.
“The passengers bus was coming from Inn Din village of Maungdaw south to Maungdaw Township and the owner of bus is U Khin Zaw alias Shanuwas son of master Abul Jamil alias U Ba Maung.”
The bus was stopped by the army – the security forces for new settler (Natala) villagers- Khaing Gyi where most of their partner Rakhines – new settler of Khaing Gyi – were hiding near the check post. The army started checking the bus after stopping and the Rakhines were looting all the belonging of passengers.After that, both Rakhines and army started beating the passengers ( Rohingyas) who become seriously wounded. Some passengers ran ways from the bus and take shelter near Rohingya villages. The army and Rakhines destroyed the bus glasses and chairs, according to a villager.
“At last , the bus finally reach Maungdaw Township with some wounded Rohingya passengers and reported to the concerned authority, but no action was taking to Rakhines settler and army till evening.”
Kaladan news tried to contact the District police station of Maungdaw, but no one give answer.
Besides, Oli Ahmeed son of Bodi Rahman, hailed from Pa Nyoung Bin Gyi ( Shaira) was beaten by Rakhine settler from Wethali village – near three miles Nasaka checked post- when he was coming from Ward number six ( 4 miles village), according to a villagers from Myothu Gyi village.
“No officers from three miles checked post were involved to save Oli Ahmed from Rakhines settler and he was very serious position now.”
“Oli Ahmed was now in Maungdaw hospital and getting treatment .”