Wednesday, 03 June 2020

November 2008

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Burma and Bangladesh continued their troop build up along the border though tension has come down in the Bay of Bengal over Burma's attempt to explore oil and gas in the disputed maritime zone, said a source close to Nasaka (Border security force).
Read more: Troop build up continues despite scaling down of tension in Bay
Maungdaw, Arakan State: Burma's border security force (Nasaka) killed a trader on October 5, while he was crossing the Naff River in a rowing boat after selling goods in Bangladesh, a relative of the trader said on condition of anonymity.
Read more: Nasaka kills trader in Maungdaw
Maungdaw, Arakan State:  The new BSI (Bureau Special Intelligence) officers' unruly activities against villagers at Maungdaw Township are unbearable to the villagers, said a businessman from Maungdaw Town on condition of anonymity.
Read more: BSI officers' unruly activities in Maungdaw
Teknaf, Bangladesh: Twelve Burmese nationals were pushed back into Burma by Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) personnel, when they tried to infiltrate into the country on November 6, at around 2.00 pm, according to locals.
Read more: BDR pushes back 12 Burmese nationals
Teknaf, Bangladesh:  Both countries Burma and Bangladesh started reinforcing border troops after talks in Burma over disputed waters in the Bay of Bengal failed on Friday. Tension between two countries intensified.
Read more: Troops building up in both sides of Burma and Bangladesh