5,000 more Rohingyas enter Bangladesh

16 Oct,2017


Dhaka, BdChronicle:

Amid concerns of further exodus, over 5,000 more displaced Rohingya people have intruded into Bangladesh since early Monday through Anjumanpara in Palongkhali union of Ukhia upazila fleeing from persecution in Myanmar.

“More than 5,000 Rohingyas intruded in the country this morning,” said a UP member of Palongkhali union.

They have fled from Buchidong and Rashidong in Rakhine state of Myanmar, the UP member told UNB’s local correspondent.

Abul Khayer, officer-in-charge of Ukhia Police Station, said that around 4,000 Rohingya people entered in Bangladesh in the morning.

Besides, the local journalists claimed that more than 10,000 people crossed the Naf river and till now they are crossing.

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