Rohingya youth killed in shootout between two groups
Published: 03:22 PM, 26 January 2021 Updated: 03:24 PM, 26 January 2021
A Rohingya youth was killed in a shootout between two groups in Ukhiya Upazila in Cox's Bazar on Monday night. The incident took place in D/8 block of Tanjimarkhola Rohingya refugee camp in Palangkhali UP of the Upazila.
The deceased was identified as Mohammad Jabed, son of Mohammad Islam of the Tanjimarkhola Rohingya refugee camp.
Confirming the information, Cox's Bazar 16 Armed Police Battalion (APBN) Commander SP Mohammad Tariqul Islam Tariq said Rohingya terrorists Mozammel alias Sheikh and Maulvi Yunus were walking along the road in D/8 block with 10-12 armed members on Monday night.
At that time, 6-7 people led by Nurul Hakim alias Manuia of another terrorist group from Ghonarpara of Palangkhali challenged them. At one stage, they locked into an altercation and then clash.
Jabed was shot to injuries in the incident. He was later taken to a Rohingya refugee health centre where doctors pronounced him dead.