The ban has been issued as a part of security measures for tourists as the perpetration of armed separatist group Kuki-Chin National Army (KNA) has increased recently.

Earlier, on Sunday, a senior army warrant officer was killed and two other soldiers injured when members of KNA opened fire on a patrol team in Rowangchhari upazila of Bandarban district.

Last week, KNA members opened fired at a truck at Thanchi upazila and kidnapped 10 workers, leaving a worker injured.