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20 injured as Rohingyas clash with villagers in Cox’s Bazar

Our Correspondent . Cox’s Bazaar
At least 20 people, including several Rohingya refugees, were injured in a clash at Kutupalong in Ukhiya of Cox’s Bazar on Saturday afternoon.
According to the Ukhiya police, some unregistered Rohingya refugees, who are living in surrounding areas of Kutupalong government recognised refugee camp, went to the adjacent government forest area for collecting fire wood.

Local villagers protested at and resisted their cutting wood.
Later, about 500 Rohingyas returned and attacked the villagers. Twenty people, including Rohingyas and women, were injured in that clash.
Among the injured Petan Ali, Rahamat Ali, Jamir Hossen, Nazir Ahmed, Mohammad Yousuf and Jayed Karim were admitted to Ukhiya hospital.
Names of the injured Rohingyas and women could not be known.
Villagers damaged 10 thatched houses of the unregistered Rohingyas.
At least 50 thousand Rohingya people illegally live in Kutupalong.


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