Security forces shoot and wound Rohingya in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Security forces –police, Hluntin and Nasaka- shot and wounded a Rohingya in Maungni village of Maungdaw yesterday night, according to a school teacher from Maungdaw.

A poster of Long March for Muslim in Burma inside Bangladesh

“The security forces – police personnel- shot to a Rohingya who was going to his home from neighboring home while the township administration officer and district administration officer were at present in the spot.”

“The high officers from Maungdaw didn’t said any word to the police personnel who shot to Rohingya –whowas going to his home, not running or attacking them. Rohingya had no weapon or any harmful things in his hand.”

The high officers and security force round up the village at night for Gawni Meah – a Rohingya from village- but shot an innocent Rohingya who was going to his house  and admitted to hospital  with wounded, said a member of village administration office.

On the other hand, some official said the high officers and security forces were high alert in Maungdaw for fear of attack from Bangladesh – a long march organized by Islami Andolaon Bangladesh (IAB) on 9,10 and 11 May 2013 which said towards Myanmar protesting genocide against Muslim of Arakan – , but no program of long march on May 9, as the situation of Bangladesh is not giving them fever.

“The security forces are high alert in Maungdaw for long march and harassing Rohingya community in the name of long march group enter in Maungdaw.”

“The long march program only said they will march along the border not into Burma and not to enter Arakan, said a politician, from Cox’s Bazar.

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