More than 100 refugees have died crossing the border of Myanmar

Starting from August 25, reports of such incidents were reported almost every day

Photo: AFP

102 refugee from Myanmar’s Rakhine state were killed while attempting to cross the border with Bangladesh since the end of August, according to news portal bdnews24.

All of them died when crossing the river NAF which forms part of the border of Bangladesh and Myanmar. The refugees are Rohingya people trying to cross the river in boats, which are often due to the poor condition and congestion overturn and sink.


  • The number of victims of the fighting in Myanmar has exceeded four hundred

Since 25 August when he aggravated the conflict in Rakhine, reports of such incidents were reported almost every day.

The conflict in Rakhine state between the Rohingya and the indigenous population of the state consisting of peoples, related to the titular nation of Myanmar — Burmese — and practicing Buddhism, there are many tens of years.

The escalation of the conflict began with the transfer of power in Myanmar from military to civilian governments and democratic reforms.


  • Militants attacked the police in Myanmar: dozens killed

Military and security forces since the end of August carried out an operation against the militants. The operation began after the August 25, militants conducted a coordinated attack on several police posts and army barracks in Rakhine state. Victims were more than 400 people, about 370 thousand have fled to Bangladesh.

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