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1642 Rohingyas reach Bhasan Char

 Hatiya and Noakhali Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 03:47 PM, 4 December 2020   Updated: 05:36 PM, 4 December 2020

1642 Rohingyas reach Bhasan Char

1642 Rohingyas reach Bhasan Char

A total of 1,642 Rohingyas have reached Bhasan Char, an island in Noakhali's Hatiya Upazila from Chattogram on Friday noon.

They were taken to Bhasan Char under the supervision of Bangladesh Navy and Coast Guard, according to Navy officials.

Among the ships, seven are carrying the Rohingyas, while two vessels are carrying their goods.

The men, women, and children reached Bhasanchar around 2 pm on Friday.

Earlier on Thursday, Rohingyas were brought to Chattogram by 20 buses from Ukhia Balukhali camp in Cox's Bazar under tide security.

They stayed overnight at Bangladesh Navy Ready Response Bath Jetty and BAF Shaheen College grounds.