60-yr-old Rohingya man shot dead in Cox’s Bazar

NEWS DESK

A 60-old Rohingya man was shot dead during a clash between two groups at a camp in Ukhiya upazila of Cox’s Bazar early today (April 1).

The deceased was identified as Syed Alam, an inhabitant of Kutupalong camp No 8 who used to work as a night guard of the camp.

Sheikh Mohammad Ali, officer-in-charge of Ukhiya Police Station, said Syed suffered injuries when Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) and Rohingya Solidarity Organisation (RSO) traded bullets over establishing supremacy at the camp around 1:00am.

He was rushed to a local hospital where he was declared “brought dead”, the OC said, adding that the body was sent to Cox’s Bazar Sadar Hospital morgue for autopsy.

Drives are going on to arrest the criminals, the police official added.

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