Friday, 05 June 2020

February 2009

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Burma border security force (Nasaka) personnel are shifting from one camp to another camp after fighting each other in one camp, said a source from Nasaka.
Read more: Internal movement in Nasaka
Maungdaw, Arakan State: A stage show was held for the renovation of Myo Oo Pagoda on the football ground of Maungdaw on February 13, said a local from Maungdaw.
Read more: Stage show for renovation of Myo Oo Pagoda in Maungdaw
Bandarban, Bangladesh: A gun fight occurred between Bangladesh Army and members of the Democratic Party of Arakan (DPA) an insurgent group of Burma in the Chittagong Hill Tracts on night of February 12.Two DPA members were killed and soldier of the Bangladesh Army was injured, according to a source close to army.  
Read more: Fighting between DPA and Bangladesh Army in Chittagong Hill Tracts
Cox's Bazaar, Bangladesh: Heroin worth Taka 250,000 was seized by police of Cox's Bazar police station from a Rakhine village near a fish market on February 13, at about 6 pm.  One man was arrested, said a police aide.  
Read more: Heroin worth Taka 250,000 seized in Cox's Bazar
Bandarban, Bangladesh: In a recent joint operation the Bangladesh Army and Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) conducted raids in Chittagong Hill Tracts to destroy poppy cultivation, said Hamid from Bandarban of Chittagong Hill Tracts.
Read more: Army, BDR destroy poppy cultivation in Chittagong Hill Tracts