Buthidaung, Arakan State: A young man was killed by lightning strike at Maunu Para (village) under the Paungdaw Pyin village tract of Buthidaung north, Arakan (Rakhine) State on September 16, said Abdullah from the locality. Continue reading “Thunderbolt kills man in Buthidaung”
Maungdaw, Arakan State: Police in plain clothes had used Bangladeshi mobile phone to extort money from Rohingyas on September 15 at about 4:00pm in Khonzabill village under Maungdaw south, said Hashim Ullah, a local elder from the local. Continue reading “Police using foreign mobile to extort money in Maungdaw”
Teknaf, Bangladesh: 16 Rohingyas were arrested by BGB (Border Guard Bangladesh) and sent back to Burma 0n September 16, according to Hafez Mohamed Khasim from Teknaf.
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Sittwe, Burma: Three boat-people including one man and two women were dead while going to Malaysia from Sittwe (Akyab) by boat after sinking at the sea on September 11, at about 9:00 pm, said Shaker, one of the boat people from Sittwe.
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Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh: 32,000 Rohingya refugees are now entitled to have the facility as the World Food Program (WFP) in cooperation with the government introduced digitized Food Cards at Kutupalong and Nayapara refugee camps since September 11, according to WFP officials. Continue reading “Digitized Food Cards introduced in refugee camps”
Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh: Early on September 9, there was a gunfight between police and Yaba smugglers in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. The Yaba tablets are being smuggled into Bangladesh from Burma, according to Detective Branch(DB) police official of Cox’s Bazar. Continue reading “Fighting between police and smugglers in Cox’s Bazar”