Rohingya man killed in Cox’s Bazar ‘gunfight’

Sun Online Desk

10th January, 2021 02:49:03 printer

Rohingya man killed in Cox’s Bazar ‘gunfight’

A Rohingya man was killed and 10 others were injured in a gunfight between two groups of Rohingyas over establishing supremacy at a refugee camp in Chakmarkul area of Waikong union under Teknaf upazila of Cox's Bazar early Sunday.

The deceased was identified as Noor Hakim, 27, was a resident of Chakmarkul Rohingya Camp no. 21 in the upazila.

The gunfight took place between two groups of Rohingyas around 3:00am.

Commanding Officer of Armed Police Battalion (APBn)-16 Md Torikul Islam said, the criminals fled when APBn members rushed to the spot.

Later, the law enforcers recovered the bullet-hit body of Hakim and sent it to the morgue of Cox's Bazar Sadar Hospital for autopsy.

The injured were admitted to different clinics, the APBn official said.

Police are trying to nab criminals, he added.