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Two killed in clash at Ukhiya Rohingya camp

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Published: 13:32, 4 October 2023   Update: 14:47, 4 October 2023
Two killed in clash at Ukhiya Rohingya camp

Two persons died at Rohingya camp in Cox's Bazar Ukhia during a clash between two Rohingya groups over internal conflict and establishing supremacy.

The deceased were known as Chakmaya Yusuf and Arafat.

Confirming the matter, Armed Police Battalion-14 (APBn) commander Mohammad Iqbal said the two groups clashed over establishing supremacy. A person named Yusuf alias Chakmaya Yusuf was killed there. He is a resident of Camp-9 area. He was wanted in three murder cases.

Wishing anonymity, a leader of Rohingya camp said Chakmaya Yusuf received bullet injuries during a clash between Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) and Rohingya Solidarity Organisation (RSO) on Tuesday night. Later, he was murdered. Following the issue, ARSA members attacked camp-15 and killed a member of RSO early Wednesday.

APBn-8 commander Amir Jafar confirmed the matter.