Over 100 Rohingyas drowned in Naf River crossing


PV Desk : Police in Cox’s Bazar have recovered the bodies of seven more Rohingyas from the Naf River, raising the total number of refugees killed during the crossing to over 100.
The bodies were recovered from various points on Wednesday morning, said Teknaf Police Station OC Mainuddin Khan.
Three of the victims are women, while the rest are children, he said. Police recovered the bodies between 8am and 11am near the Shah Porir Dwip area.
“We believe their boat capsized as it was making the crossing into Bangladesh,” Khan said.
The bodies of two Rohingya children had been recovered from the same point on Tuesday night. A total of 102 Rohingya bodies have now been recovered from various areas in Bandarban and Cox’s Bazar since the outbreak of violence on Aug 25.