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Over 1,500 more Rohingyas reach Bhasan Char

Another batch of 1,535 Rohingya refugees reached Bhasan Char in the 13th phase on Thursday.

This took the total population of Rohingya refugees at Ashrayan Kendra in Bhasan Char to 29,116.

The Rohingya men, women and children reached Bhasan Char by five naval ships in the noon, said Md Rafiqul Islam, Officer-in-Charge of Bhasan Char police station.

The Rohingyas were taken to their respective clusters on arrival, he said.

Earlier on Wednesday the 27 buses left Ukhia Degree College campus with the Rohingya citizens and reached Patenga in Chattogram around 10 pm.

Bangladesh is currently hosting over 1.1 million Rohingyas in camps in Cox’s Bazar and Bhasan Char. Most of them fled to this country since August 25, 2017, when the Myanmar military launched a brutal offensive targeting the Muslim ethnic minorities.

Source: United News of Bangladesh