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Four killed as Rohingya groups clash in Cox’s Bazar


Cox Gazette | Online Desk October 6, 2020, 10:21 PM Four killed as Rohingya groups clash in Cox’s Bazar

Al least four persons were killed allegedly by a mob at Kutupalang refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar on Tuesday evening.

One of the deceased was Gias Uddin, the elder brother of ‘local gang-leader’ Master Munna.

Cox’s Bazar additional refugees, relief and repatriation commissioner Md Shamsuddoza confirmed the matter adding that the identity of the other deceased could not be known immediately.   

With them, a total of eight persons, including a woman, were killed in a series of clashes between two Rohingya rival groups led by Munna and Sukkor respectively. 

Cox’s Bazar additional superintendent of police Mohammad Rafiqul Islam said that police had recovered four bodies.

Additional police and law enforcement agencies members were patrolling the camp, he said.

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