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Rohingya leader stabbed dead in Cox’s Bazar

A Rohingya community leader (Rohingya Majhi) has been stabbed to death at Palongkhali camp in Ukhiya upazila of Cox’s Bazar.


The deceased was identified as Rashid Ahmed, 36, a resident of No-15 Jamtoli camp in Palongkhali.


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Two to three unidentified miscreants stabbed Rashid in his second wife’s shed at the camp around 7pm on Saturday and fled the scene, said Sheikh Mohammad Ali, officer-in-charge (OC) of Ukhiya police station.


He was rushed to MSF Hospital at the camp where doctors declared him dead.


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The body was sent to Cox’s Bazar Sadar Hospital for autopsy, said the OC.


Source: United News of Bangladesh