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Three Rohingya Injured in a Thunderbolt at Kutupalong

By Rohingya Vision TV Correspondents | 30th September 2018

Coxsbazaaar: A thunderbolt and heavy winds injured three Rohingya and destroyed nearly ten Rohingya shelters in Kutupalong makeshift camps of Coxsbazaar, Bangladesh today (30th Sept), reports a local.

A heavy wind along with thunder and lightening were observed in the sky of refugee camps and the tragic incident took place at around 10:00 AM.

As soon as the lightening and thunder hit the three people at kutupalong, nearby locals came to rescue them after hearing their screams.

Rohingya refugee camp hit by initial monsoon shower on 11th June 2018. Image: RVISION TV

They were immediately taken to the nearby MSF clinic and were admitted . No further causalities of lives and properties were reported beside the ten shelters in the same area.

In this ongoing monsoon season, thunder and lightening along with heavy rain and wind are usually observed all over Bangladesh.

Read more on thunder incident:

Thunder left Rohingyas Injured and dead in both Bangladesh and Maungdaw

“Usual seasonal changes are becoming threats for the Rohingya as the shelters are not enough strong to protect the Rohingya,” explains a Rohingya from the same area.

Earlier similar thunderbolt incidents have taken lives of many uncountable Rohingya and they believe these sorts of avoidable deaths and injuries can be ceased if proper measures and protection are given to the suffering Rohingya.


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