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Rohingya killed in Cox's Bazar 'gunfight'

  • Published at 11:29 am December 8th, 2019
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The incident left two others injured

A suspected Rohingya robber has been killed in a reported gunfight between two rival groups in Teknaf upazila of Cox's Bazar district.

The incident occurred in Nayapara camp under Hnila union of the upazila around 9:30pm on Saturday.

Details regarding his identities could not be ascertained yet. Police said the deceased was a robber.

Two other Rohingyas, Shamsul Alam and Mohammad Faisal, were injured in the incident.

Teknaf police station Officer-in-Charge Md Rakibul Hasan said: "We recovered the body and sent it to Cox's Bazar Sadar Hospital for autopsy. 

"According to the camp residents, he was killed in a gunfight between two rival groups."

The injured are in critical condition, the OC added.