Teknaf, Bangladesh: A pregnancy Rohingya migrant woman gave birth a baby at Fuler Dale area under Nilla, Teknaf police station, after crossing the Burma-Bangladesh border on December 25, said Hussain Juhar, a local from Nilla.
On information, some Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) members and local chairman Anuwar went to Fuler Dale area to see the new arrival of Rohingya migrants, at around 11:00 am on December 25. Seeing the BGB, the refugees ran away from the spot for fear of arrest and pushed back, said Hamid, a local villager.
Meanwhile, Khurshida wife of Abul Alam, hailed from Myoma Khayoungdan ( Shida Para) village, a Rohingya migrant pregnancy woman, had started pain to give birth at the migrants gathering place – Fuler Dale. But the concerned authority had arranged immediately to send to the hospital for delivery, Hamid more added.
Teknaf-based BGB Battalion’s Major Abu Russel Siddiqui said, Rohingya had been trying to take shelter in Bangladesh to escape the ongoing persecution in Arakan state, Burma.
Despite BGB’s strong vigilance, many Rohingyas have already managed to penetrate Bangladesh. They have narrated to reporters the harrowing tales of murders, rapes and arson attacks carried out by Burmese security forces in Arakan State.
One of the Rohingya pregnancy women, in her critical condition, attempt to cross the Naff Rive means the situation of Maungdaw Township is very bad, sultan, a Rohingya man from border said.