Nine boats pushed back to Burma

Teknaf, Bangladesh:  Bangladesh border guard (BGB) pushed back nine rowing boats along with carrying Rohingya migrant to Burma on December 8, Abdul Majid, a local from Teknaf.
10 – 15 Rohingyas including women and children per boat which had sent back to Burma, according to Lt. Col. Abu Jar Al Jahid from Teknaf BGB battalion 2.

Besides, six Rohingya were arrested from border, trying to entry Bangladesh, pushed back to Burma on December 8, according to Lt. Col. Imran Ullah Sarkar from the Cox’s Bazar BGB Battalion No. 34.

BGB has been alert along the Bangladesh-Burma border to prevent of Rohingyas’ influx in Bangladesh, according to different sources.

However, in the past two months, nearly 21,000 Rohingya refugees have been taken shelter in the refugee camps and other different localities of Cox’s Bazar, according to Sanjukta Sahany, head of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) office in Cox’s Bazar said.

But, local source said more than 30, 000 Rohingyas entered to Bangladesh.

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