Bangladesh rebukes Myanmar for ‘unprovoked aggression’


Bangladesh on Wednesday (8) rebuked Myanmar for opening fire on a boat in the Naf river that marks their border and killing one fisherman, describing it as an “act of unprovoked aggression”. Tensions have been running high since thousands of Rohingya began pouring over the border, fleeing a crackdown by the Myanmar army which began in October. It was the second time that Myanmar forces had fired on Bangladeshi fishermen. Bangladesh’s foreign ministry expressed “deep concern” at the latest shooting on Monday (6), which also seriously injured another crewman aboard the trawler. “The ministry expressed deep concern at the repetition…

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