Two Rohingya leaders were shot to death by unidentified gunmen at Ukhiya camp in Cox's Bazar.
The incident took place on Tuesday (9 August) at around 11:45pm on the hill slopes of C-9 Block of Camp 15. The deceased have been identified as Chief Majhi Abu Taleb of C block of camp 15 and Majhi Syed Hossain of C/9 sub-block. Armed Police Battalion (APBn) Additional Superintendent of Police (Media) Kamran Hossain confirmed the news.
"On Tuesday at around 11:45pm C-9 Block of Camp-15, C-9 block head Majhi Abu Taleb and C/9 were shot by miscreants in front of Achia Begum's shed. Majhi Syed Hossain of sub-block was seriously injured and admitted to Jamtoli MSF Hospital. Later he was declared dead by the doctor on duty," said Kamran Hossain.
A case is under process at Ukhia police station. Meanwhile, raids are continuing in the camps.