12 Rohingyas refugee hurt in clash at Nayapara camp in Teknaf
07:56 PM, June 19, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 08:35 PM, June 19, 2018

12 Rohingyas hurt in clash at Nayapara camp in Teknaf

At least 12 people were injured in a clash between two groups of Rohingyas at Nayapara camp in Teknaf of Cox’s Bazar.

The incident took place around 11:30pm last night, hours after a Rohingya man was found dead in Balukhali Rohingya camp in Ukhia of Cox’s Bazar, reports our correspondent quoting Ranajit Kumar Barua, officer-in-charge of Teknaf Police Station.

Read more: ‘Rohingya leader’ found dead in Ukhia camp

Two groups of Rohingya refugees locked in a clash with canes, rods and sharp weapons over establishing supremacy in the camp, the OC said.

The injured are residents of different blocks in the camp, he said.

The injured were taken to Teknaf Upazila Health Complex, from where six were shifted to Cox’s Bazar District Sadar Hospital in critical condition, the OC also said.

Steps will be taken against those involved in the clash flowing investigation, he added.

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