Rohingya man killed in gunfight between 2 groups in Cox’s Bazar: APBn
01:07 PM, January 10, 2021 / LAST MODIFIED: 01:18 PM, January 10, 2021

Rohingya man killed in gunfight between 2 groups in Cox’s Bazar: APBn

A man was killed and 10 others were injured in a gunfight between two groups of Rohingyas at a refugee camp in Cox's Bazar early today.

The deceased, Noor Hakim (27), was a resident of Chakmarkul Rohingya Camp no. 21 in Teknaf upazila, reports our Cox's Bazar correspondent.

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Commanding Officer of Armed Police Battalion (APBn)-16 Md Torikul Islam said the gunfight took place between two groups of Rohingyas over establishing supremacy in Chakmarkul area under Waikong union around 3:00am.

The criminals fled when APBn members rushed to the spot, the commanding officer said.

Later, the law enforcers recovered the bullet-hit body of Hakim and sent it to the morgue of Cox's Bazar Sadar Hospital for autopsy.

The injured were admitted to different clinics, the APBn official said.

Police are conducting drives to arrest the criminals, he added.

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