A Rohingya refugee child looks out from his shelter in Palong Khali refugees camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, October 22, 2017. (REUTERS/Hannah McKay)
Your feedback is important to us!
We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.
Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.
Alert: If you are facing problems with posting comments, please note that you must verify your email with Disqus prior to posting a comment. follow this link to make sure your account meets the requirements. (http://bit.ly/vDisqus)
More than 600,000 Rohingya refugees have fled Myanmar for Bangladesh since violence erupted in northern Rakhine in August, a UN report said Sunday.Now the UN-led Inter-Sector Coordination Group (ISCG), which is directing the humanitarian effort, has said an estimated 603,000 refugees from Rakhine have crossed the border into Bangladesh since August 25 .Rohingya refugees already in Bangladesh have received videos from families across the border showing thousands of displaced Muslims massing near crossing points, waiting for an opportunity to cross.Around 10,000 refugees were left stranded in no man's land near Anjumanpara village for three days last week after being prevented from crossing into Bangladesh.Another border guard told AFP an estimated 10-15,000 refugees were heading to Anjumanpara but had been pushed back.
FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE