By Rohingya Vision TV | 17th October, 2017
Cox’s Bazar: A boat capsizes off the Naff river and took lives of 12 Rohingya and left 20 missing, while fleeing Military atrocities and thousands of Rohingyas in long queue, waiting between the border area of Bangladesh and Burma on 16th October, 2017 according to Sources.
Captain Shahidul Islam, commander of the Bangladesh Coast Guard eastern zone said that at least 21 people had been rescued after the accident, which took place near the Majer Char area at around 5.30 a.m. “So far 12 bodies have been recovered, including four children and a man. The rest are women,” he said.
Similar incidence took place last week on 10th October, 2017, killing 9 Rohingya. Yesterday’s incidence increased the death toll of Rohingya boat capsizing incidence and reached up to 115 now, according to our achieve.
Yesterday (16 October 2017) since early morning thousands of Rohingya people are seen to be leaving towards Bangladesh. Thousands are seen in uncountable long queue in the border area between Burma and Bangladesh. According to our local sources most of the Rohingyas were hailing from Rathedaung and Buthidaung Townships, whom could not resist to the military’s daily killings, harassment, rape and other atrocities and decided to take this journey of unknown fate.
Earlier on 15th October, 2017 this dangerous journey took life of a Rohingya boy, who died due to lack of food and medicine in the hilly areas, while he was waiting with his family to cross over to Bangladesh.
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