Foreign diplomats fly to Cox’s Bazar to see Rohingya plight

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Smoke is seen on Myanmar`s side of border as Rohingya refugees get off a boat after crossing the Bangladesh-Myanmar border through the Bay of Bengal in Shah Porir Dwip. Reuters

Diplomats stationed in Dhaka flew to Cox’s Bazar on Wednesday morning to see plights of Rohingyas who have taken shelter in Bangladesh amid persecution by the Myanmar authorities, reports UNB.

Foreign minister AH Mahmood Ali, state minister for foreign affairs M Shahriar Alam, foreign secretary M Shahidul Haque and seniors foreign ministry officials are also there in Cox’s Bazar.
People displaced by violence walk with their belongings while moving to another village, in Maungdaw. Reuters

They will visit Rohingya camps in Ulkiya and talk to people there.
More than 370000 Rohingya people, mostly women, children and old people, fled violence to seek safety in Bangladesh since 25 August when Myanmar security forces launched attacks on Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine State.

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