Rivalry in Teknaf: 3 brothers shot by Rohingyas
Three brothers were injured as some Rohingya criminals opened fire in Cox's Bazar's Teknaf upazila early yesterday.
The injured are Rahmatullah, 30, Salamatullah, 22, and Mohammad Hossain, 18, sons of one Habibur Rahman.
The criminals from Jadimura Rohingya camp-27 in Teknaf attacked the three locals, said police.
Tariqul Islam, commanding officer of 16 Armed Police Battalion (APBN), said over previous enmity, some armed Rohingyas went to Habibur's house in Jadimura village and fired bullets around 3:30am.
His three sons suffered bullet injuries, he added.
On information, teams of APBN and Teknaf police went to the spot and took the injured to Teknaf Upazila Health Complex, said Tariqul, adding that the on-duty doctors gave the injured treatment and then sent them to Cox's Bazar Sadar Hospital.
Locals said there were 10-12 Rohingya criminals in the group. Hashemullah, Nuru, Abu Taher, Abdur Rahman, Prakash Beji, Azimullah, and Shukkur were among the criminals, they said.
Police patrol has been increased in the area, said the APBN commander, adding that the situation was under control.
Hafizur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Teknaf Police Station, told The Daily Star that police were trying to arrest the attackers.
A case was filed in this connection.