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264 Myanmar forces take shelter in Bangladesh as of now: BGB chief

Desk report, Feb 06: A total of 264 Myanmar forces, including BGP and army personnel, have fled and taken shelter in Bangladesh so far amid clashes between the Myanmar military and the armed rebel group, Arakan Army, said Major General Mohammad Ashrafuzzaman Siddiqui, director general of Border Guard Bangladesh.

‘The border situation is now under control and we are trying to deal with the situation as humanely as possible while maintaining international relations,’ the newly appointed BGB chief said while talking to reporters after paying tribute at the mausoleum of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on Tuesday.

Until Monday night, 115 Myanmar forces had taken shelter in Bangladesh and 114 security personnel arrived till Tuesday morning while 35 more entered in the afternoon, he said.

So far, a total of 264 Myanmar security personnel have surrendered, he added.

‘We have given shelter and food to them. Among them, 15 were injured. Eight of them were undergoing treatment at Cox’s Bazar Sadar Hospital and Chattogram Medical College and Hospital,’ said the BGB DG.

 

 

Two people including a Bangladeshi woman were killed following an explosion of a mortar shell on Monday, he said, adding, ‘Such deaths can’t be acceptable.’

Besides, 65 Rohingyas, who tried to enter the country by boats, were sent back, he said.

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