Rohingya Dead as Boat Capsizes in Attempt to Flee

Boat tragedy claims lives of Rohingya fleeing Myanmar

"If Bangladeshis can marry Christians and people of other religions, what's wrong in my son's marriage to a Rohingya?"

Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) official Abdul Jalil told said 12 bodies had been recovered after an all-night rescue operation, saying "they include 10 children, an elderly woman and a man".

Waves of Rohingya Muslims have crossed over to Bangladesh since August 25, when security forces in Buddhist-majority Myanmar responded to militant attacks with a broad crackdown that the United Nations has described as "textbook ethnic cleansing".

But the conflict is viewed differently inside mainly Buddhist Myanmar, where many loathe the Rohingya and blame them for driving the unrest.

More than 10,000 cases of diarrhoea have been diagnosed over the last week, the World Health Organization said, with concern rising that cases of cholera - a virulent form of diarrhoea that can kill within 36 hours - may also be on the rise. Their boat had been carrying between 60 and 100 people and was crossing the Bay of Bengal when it capsized. Kyu additionally revealed on how every of the displaced people within Bangladeshi region will now have the capacity to go back subsequent to the procedure for confirmation.

"We feel deeply sorry for the reaction from global countries based on news without truth". "We have no food and no guarantee of security", said a Rohingya resident of Hsin Hnin Pyar village on the south of the state's Buthidaung district.

He said building temporary facilities that may last only a month was more important than constructing permanent structures, as the current settlements themselves are not permanent.

The Trump administration has promised USD32 million in assistance - United States dollars 28 million of which will go to Bangladesh, where roughly half-a-million Rohingyas are presently based.

Myanmar doesn't recognize the Rohingya as an ethnic group, instead insisting they are Bengali migrants from Bangladesh living illegally in the country. Many Rohingya fear they will not be able to prove their right to return.

Hasina said the government was pursuing a plan to build temporary shelters for the Rohingya on an island with the help of worldwide aid agencies whom she praised for their support.

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