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180 families leave Ghumdhum near Myanmar border

Update : 07 Feb 2024, 11:50

Amid heavy shelling from Myanmar near the Bangladesh border a total of 180 families have left Ghumdhum union for safer places. 

Bandarban Deputy Commissioner Shah Mujahid Uddin said Tuesday that atleast 150 families from Ghumdhum union took shelter in their relatives' houses, while 30 families were evacuated to shelter centers. 

240 more families are at risk, the DC mentioned this. 

According to the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB), a total of 264 members of Myanmar's different forces including border guard police (BGP) and security forces have taken refuge in Bangladesh in the past three days as the fighting between the Myanmar army and the rebel Arakan Army escalated at the border between the two countries.  

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