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Bodies of 6 Rohingyas recovered after boat sinks in Naf River

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Wednesday 13 September, 2017 11:43:50 am

Bodies of 6 Rohingyas recovered after boat sinks in Naf River

Cox's Bazar, Sep 13 (UNB)- Bodies of six Rohingyas, including four children, who tried to enter Bangladesh amid fresh violence in Rakhaine state of Myanmar, were recovered after a boat capsized in the Naf River on Tuesday night.

 

Md Main Uddin, officer-in-charge (OC) of Teknaf police station, said a boat carrying 12/13 Rohingyas sank in the river at Jaliapara of Shahparir Dwip area under Teknaf upazila around 10:00 pm.

 

On information, police recovered the bodies of two children at night.

 

"Later, four more bodies of Rohingyas were recovered from different areas stretching from Jaliapara to Shahparir Dwip till 11:00am on Wednesday," he added.