9 bodies of Rohingyas washed ashore in Teknaf

Published : 10 Oct 2017, 12:04

Jagoroniya Desk

Nine more bodies washed ashore of Saint Martin Island and Teknaf coast in Cox’s Bazar after the overcrowded boat of Rohingyas capsized off Shaha Porir Dwip in Teknaf.

Earlier on Monday bodies of 14 fleeing Rohingya refugees from Myanmar were recovered in the latest tragic boat capsize.

The authorities concerned said the drown boat carrying more than 50 people, including children and women, sank in Shah Porir Dwip area around 9:00pm on Sunday.

Teknaf Model police station officer-in-charge Md Main Uddin Khan said that the nine bodies were recovered from Saint Martin Island and two spate areas of Sadar upazila of Teknaf.

Source: Prothom Alo

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