Leuna Nipa of DOT
Around two hundred Buddhists of Myanmar’s Chin state have taken shelter in remote village of Bandarban since February 04 following intensified fighting between Myanmar Army and Arakan Army (AA).
Upazilla Nirbahi Officer (UNO) of Ruma upazilla Md Shamsul Alam said the displaced people of around 40 Myanmar families took shelter in remote Cheih Kaying para under Remakree Prangsha union of Ruma upazila on February 04.
Though yesterday,Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen today said Bangladesh-Myanmar border has almost been sealed off to stop further influx from Myanmar amid violence there. The foreign minister said they have heard that ethnic and religious groups, including Buddhists and Hindus, are trying to enter Bangladesh for safety amid fresh violence in Myanmar.