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Security forces shoot and wound Rohingya in Maungdaw

A poster of Long March for Muslim in Burma inside

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Security forces –police,
Hluntin and Nasaka- shot and wounded a Rohingya in Maungni village of Maungdaw
yesterday night, according to a school teacher from Maungdaw.

“The security forces – police personnel- shot to a
Rohingya who was going to his home from neighboring home while the township
administration officer and district administration officer were at present in
the spot.”
“The high officers from Maungdaw didn’t said any word
to the police personnel who shot to Rohingya –whowas going to his home, not
running or attacking them. Rohingya had no weapon or any harmful things in his
The high officers and security force round up the
village at night for Gawni Meah – a Rohingya from village- but shot an innocent
Rohingya who was going to his house  and
admitted to hospital  with wounded, said
a member of village administration office.
On the other hand, some official said the high officers
and security forces were high alert in Maungdaw for fear of attack from
Bangladesh – a long march organized by Islami Andolaon Bangladesh (IAB) on 9,10
and 11 May 2013 which said towards Myanmar protesting genocide against Muslim
of Arakan – , but no program of long march on May 9, as the situation of
Bangladesh is not giving them fever.
“The security forces are high alert in Maungdaw for
long march and harassing Rohingya community in the name of long march group
enter in Maungdaw.”
“The long march program only said they will march
along the border not into Burma and not to enter Arakan, said a politician,
from Cox’s Bazar.