As many as 718 Rohingya refugees left Ukhia camps in Cox's Bazar on Sunday for Bhasan Char island in Noakhali, reports UNB.

Shamsuddauja, additional refugee relief and repatriation commissioner in Cox's Bazar said, these Rohingya refugees are being relocated to the char in the 10th phase and the process is on to send more who agreed to go there.

718 Rohingyas will reach Bhasan Char by Monday noon, he added.

In nine phases, over 20,000 Rohingyas have been shifted to Bhasan Char from December 2020. Bangladesh is currently hosting over 1.1 million Rohingyas in camps in Cox's Bazar and Bhasan Char.