Myanmar Buddhist woman gives birth on no man’s land

Prothom Alo English Desk | Update:

This photo taken on 27 February 2018 shows Myanmar army personnel keeping watch as Myanmar workers build a fence along the Myanmar-Bangladesh border, as seen from Tombru in the Bangladeshi district of Bandarban. AFP File PhotoA Buddhist woman, who took shelter on no-man's land along Ruma upazila in Bandarban being displaced due to fighting between the Myanmar military and Arakan Army in Chin State, has given birth to a child, reports news agency UNB.

The mother, who gave birth to the child on Thursday night, and the child were given shelter in a jhum house in a bordering village, said Jirabom, a UP chairman.

He also said that Border Guard Bangladesh teams patrolled the Chaikhiyang area and other adjoining areas on Thursday from helicopter.

Some 160 Myanmar nationals of 35 families have been staying on the no man's land along Chaikkhong border since 2 February.

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