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3,000 more Rohingyas sail for Bhashan Char

News Desk || risingbd.com

Published: 16:26, 28 January 2021   Update: 16:43, 28 January 2021
3,000 more Rohingyas sail for Bhashan Char

Some 3,000 more Rohingyas are being sent to Bhashan Char in Hatiya upazila of Noakhali. They will go to Chattogram first from Cox’s Bazar refugee camp.

A total of 35 buses carrying the Rohingyas, started their journey towards Patenga temporary transit camp in Chattogram around 1:00 pm on Thursday.

The Rohingyas will be able to arrive in Bhashan Char on Friday noon (January 29), said Refugee Relief and Repatriation Additional Commissioner Mohammad Shamsuddoha.

Sources said, only those who are interested to go to Bhashan Char they are being sent there. They will head for the island by four Navy ships on Friday morning.

Earlier, the first batch of 1,642 Rohingyas was relocated to the island on December 4.

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