Teknaf, Bangladesh: Sources in Teknaf report that authorities including the Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) and local police have continued to harass members of the Rohingya community in a campaign that has gone on since early October, a Rohingya leader in Teknaf said.
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Chittagong, Bangladesh: Surgeons at the Centre of Specialized Care and Research (CSCR) in Chittigong on October 27 removed 1,500 yaba or methamphetamine tablets from the stomach of a suspected drug trafficker who came to the clinic seeking treatment for abdominal pain, said a surgeon from the clinic.
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Teknaf, Bangladesh: Clashes between Rohingya refugees and local residents broke out yesterday in the Kutupalon camp at about 7pm after a disagreement about a collaborative fishing program in the camp, said a refugee leader who asked not to be named.
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Teknaf, Bangladesh: The Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) arrested eight refugees from the Leda (Tal) refugee camp yesterday while they were working as rickshaw drivers in Teknaf, said a refugee from the camp who requested not to be named.
Read more: More refugee arrests in Teknaf
Teknaf, Bangladesh: Authorities from the Burma border security force (Nasaka) seized three fishing boats and their crew this morning as they were returning to Shapuri Dip from the Bay of Bengal in Bangladesh’s territorial waters, a fisherman from Shapuri Dip said.
Read more: Bangladesh fishing boats seized by Burmese authorities