Rohingya man killed in gunfight between criminals in Cox’s Bazar

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A Rohingya man was killed in a gunfight between two criminal groups at Ukhiya refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar early today.

The deceased was identified as Bashir Ullah, 35, an inhabitant of Balukhali-10 Rohingya camp.

Mohammad Saiful Islam, inspector (investigation) of Ukhiya Police Station, said the gunfight took place around 4:00am at Block-H between the members of Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army and Rohingya Solidarity Organization.

Bashir was shot during the exchange of fire, the inspector said.

He was taken to a local hospital in the camp where doctors declared him dead around 9:00am, the police official said quoting locals.

The body was sent to Cox’s Bazar District Sadar Hospital for autopsy.

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