Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh: Burma border
security force (Nasaka) accused the Arakan Liberation Party (ALP)- a
Rakhine armed groups – for the attack to GE personnel on
November 7, said Lieutenant Colonel Mahabubur Rahman, the 15 BGB
battalion commander, Naikonchari, Bangladesh, according to Nasaka’s
letter to BGB.
“The Nasaka sent a letter to
Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) on November 10, for the help in
rescuing three GE personnel who were kidnapped on November 7, after
attacking near Bandoullah camp, the Bangladesh-Myanmar border.”
“Nasaka sent this second letter
again for rescuing their three GE personnel on November 9 after
holding a bilateral flag meeting on November 8 between Nasaka and
“Nasaka had sent the letter to
BGB in the morning seeking BGB’s cooperation in rescuing three GE
personnel of Myanmar.”
BGB personnel launched a search in some suspected areas inside
Bangladesh, but were yet to trace those kidnapped Myanmar citizens,
said BGB official from Naikonchari.
Nasaka said that an armed group with in black uniforms fired onto
GE Personnel who were working on the fence, near Bandoullah camp on
November 7, morning, leaving one dead. The group later picked up
three GE personnel.
Meanwhile, a flag meeting between BGB and Nasaka was held on
November 8 at Lemochari BGB outpost under Nikkongchari upon request
The Burmese army arrested 17 Rakhines with arms and ammunition
with this connection and kept in the Nasaka headquarters, but, the
authority didn’t expose about the arrestees, according to a
reliable source from Nasaka headquarters.