11-year-old girl shot dead at Cox’s Bazar Rohingya camp

An 11-year-old girl was killed after being hit by a stray bullet during a gunfight involving miscreants at a Rohingya camp in Ukhia upazila of Cox’s Bazar district early Tuesday.


The deceased was identified as Tasfia, daughter of Yeasin of No 18 Rohingya camp in Balukhali.


Sheikh Mohammad Ali, officer-in-charge of Ukhia Police Station, said two groups of miscreants entered the Rohingya camp around 1:20 am and exchanged bullets.


At one stage, Tasfia received a bullet and died on the spot while his father and others were trying to leave the camp to a safer place.


On information, police recovered the body and sent it to Sadar Hospital morgue for autopsy.


Source: United News of Bangladesh