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Rohingya boat capsize: 4 more bodies recovered

Published : Wednesday, 13 September, 2017 at 11:38 AM Count : 188

Four Rohingya bodies, including of two children, were recovered from the Naf River in Teknaf of Cox's Bazar on Wednesday following the capsize of more boats.

Local people recovered two bodies around 7am on Wednesday from Jaliapara area and two from Najirpara area around 9:45am.

Earlier on Tuesday night, bodies of two children were recovered from the Naf River when a boat, carrying 18 Rohingyas, capsized while trying to intrude into Bangladesh, said Fazlul Haque, member of ward -9 under Sabrang union.

Six or seven boat passengers managed to swim but many were still missing, he said.

Teknaf Model Thana OC Md Main Uddin confirmed the matter today.


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