Published:  12:08 PM, 13 September 2017

6 bodies recovered as boat carrying Rohingyas sinks in Naf River

6 bodies recovered as boat carrying Rohingyas sinks in Naf River

Bodies of six Rohingyas, including four children, who tried to enter Bangladesh amid fresh violence in Rakhaine state of Myanmar, were recovered after a boat capsized in the Naf River on Tuesday night.

Md Main Uddin, officer-in-charge (OC) of Teknaf police station, said a boat carrying 12/13 Rohingyas sank in the river at Jaliapara of Shahparir Dwip area under Teknaf upazila around 10:00 pm.

On information, police recovered the bodies of two children at night.
 
"Later, four more bodies of Rohingyas were recovered from different areas stretching from Jaliapara to Shahparir Dwip till 11:00am on Wednesday," he added.

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