1011 more Rohingyas reach Bhasan Char
Published: 03:59 PM, 16 February 2021 Updated: 06:28 PM, 16 February 2021
1011 more Rohingyas reached Bhasan Char on Tuesday from Chattogram port city’s Patenga Boat Club in the sixth batch under the supervision of Bangladesh Navy.
According to the sources, they arrived at the Bhasan Char 24 hours after the 5th batch of Rohingyas reached there as a part of their relocation.
Rear Admiral Mozemmel Hoque, Commander of Bangladesh Navy in Chattogram region, told media that another 1011 more Rohingyas reached Bhasan Char around 1:25 pm today. Before boarding the ship, the Rohingyas were given tokens and keys of the allotted shelter homes after various data entries, he added.
Earlier, they reached Patenga from Cox’s Bazar’s Ukhiya Balukhali camp and left for Bhasan Char with the help of four naval ships around 10.40 am today after an overnight stay at a temporary transit camp of BAF Shaheen College in Chattogram.
Earlier, about 13,010 Rohingya refugees were relocated to Bhasanchar in five phases.
The first group of 1,642 Rohingyas reached Bhasan Char on December 4, the second batch of 1,804 Rohingyas on December 29, in 2020 and the 3rd batch of 1778 Rohingyas on January 29, fourth batch 1464 Rohingya on January 30 and 5th batch 2010 Rohingya reached yesterday at Bhasanchar under the supervision of the Bangladesh Navy.