A Rohingya Boat Strand Back at Myanmar’s Shore

By May 22, 2015 05:03

A Rohingya Boat Strand Back at Myanmar’s Shore

By Rohingya Mirror

Maungdaw, Arakan (Rohingya Vision) — A Rohingya boat with around 200 people on board arrived back at the coast of Bay of Bengal in southern Maungdaw, Myanmar, yesterday evening, according to the reliable sources.

The boat is said to have left the Myanmar coast two weeks ago. The boat returned to Myanmar as it was unable to ashore at Thai coast due to the ongoing crackdown on human trafficking in Thailand and Malaysia.

“A boat with 200 people on board returned to the shore of Alay Than Kyaw in southern Maungdaw after floating in the sea for weeks. They were unable to enter Thailand due to the actions being taken by Thai authority. Almost all of them have become weak and sick ” said a local in Alay Than Kyaw.

They stranded at the coast. Authority and UNHCR left for the place to rescue the victims. They food, water, shelter and other rescue materials along with them” he added.

[Edited by M.S. Anwar]

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