273 Rohingyas taken to Kutupalong camp in 2nd phase

Rohingya people are being taken to Kutupalong camp from the conflicting Tumbru border area in the second phaseUNB

A total of 273 Rohingyas were taken to Kutupalong Transit Camp in Ukhiya upazila of Cox’s Bazar from conflicting Tumbru border in Ghumdhum union of Naikhongchhari upazila in Bandarban on Monday, reports news agency UNB.

With this, 459 Rohingyas have so far been taken to the transit camp in two phases, from those who entered recently fleeing conflict along the Tumbru border of Bangladesh and Myanmar.

The transportation of the Rohingyas from Ghumdhum to the camp was opened in presence of refugee, relief and repatriation commissioner Md. Mizanur Rahman Chowdhury.

He said the 273 Rohingyas belonging to 53 families, who were taken to the transit camp, will be sent to several camps after verifying their registrations.

The commissioner also said the law enforcing agencies will be informed about the Rohingyas who have records of criminal activities.