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Rohingya dead bodies found at Naff river bank

A dead body of Rohingya found in Naf River
Bank

KPN News:
August 19, 2013

Teknaf, Bangladesh: Rohingya dead bodies were
found by the police of Teknaf , near Dumdum Meah on August 18, said an officer
from Teknaf police.
30 Rohingyas who crossed the Naf River with
small row boat which capsized and sank in the River on August 16 and dead
bodies were found after capsized the boat till now, the officer said.
“Three dead bodies have been rescued by the
Teknaf police since capsizing the rowboat on August 16.”
They dead bodies were sent to Cox’s Bazar
government hospital for autopsy, said an aide of police.
According to sources, many victims of Rohingya
have been missing in Naff river after boat sank. The boat capsized because of
over loaded and it was also got heavy rain during crossing the Naff River.
They were illegally crossing the river to
Burma from Bangladesh at night through the entry point of Zadimora under the
Teknaf police station, said Mohamed Hasson, a village head member from Teknaf.
The Teknaf police arrested a trafficker on
suspicion namely Nazir Hossain, son of Batha Meah of Zadimora under the Teknaf
police station, Sarwar, a local said.