After father, son now killed by miscreants at Rohingya camp in Cox’s Bazar

The deceased was working with the police to arrest the accused in his father's murder case, which led to the fatal attack.


Rohingya refugees going about their daily lives as they make their way around the Kutupalong camp. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

October 19, 2022

DHAKA – A Rohingya youth was killed by miscreants with sharp knives and shooting at Tajnimar Khola 19 camp of Palangkhali union of Ukhia upazila in Cox’s Bazar.

The deceased, Syed Hossain (23), was the son of late Jamil Hossain who was killed earlier by miscreants.

The incident took place around 8pm tonight (October 18, 2022), reports our Cox’s Bazar correspondent quoting Md Faruk Ahmed, assistant superintendent of police (Media) of APBn.

The APBn officer said a group of five to six miscreants suddenly attacked Syed Hossain in front of a shop in Block-A/10 of Camp No-19 in Tajnima’s Khola Camp Area.

Miscreants severely injured Syed by sharp weapon and shot him later. He died on the spot due to excessive bleeding.

Police have launched a manhunt to nab the miscreants, he added.

Local Rohingyas said that these armed miscreants had also killed his father Jamil Hossain earlier. He was working with the police to arrest the accused in his father’s murder case, which was why miscreants killed him.

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