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“Bandarban DC inspects Tumbru border at Naikshyongchari”

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  • 19 September, 2022 23:45:07

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Javed Iqbal Chowdhury, Naikxyongchari: Deputy Commissioner of Bandarban Yachmin Parveen Tibriji visited various places of Tumbru border on Monday (September 19) morning to observe the current situation of Tumbru border in Naikxyongchari. During this time he visited various educational institutions including No Man's Land and visited Ukhiyar Kutupalong High School SSC examination center which was shifted from Ghumdhoom. District Commissioner Bandarban Superintendent of Police Md. Tariqul Islam, Naikxyongchari Upazila Nirbahi Officer Salma Ferdous, Thana Officer-in-Charge Tantu Saha, Ghumdhum UP Chairman Jahangir Aziz, former Chairman Taslim Iqbal Chowdhury and law enforcement officers were present. During the inspection of the border, Deputy Commissioner Yachmin Parveen Tibriji told reporters that due to the shelling inside Myanmar and the unstable situation at the Bangladesh border, the students were moved from Ghumdhum High School to Ukhiyar Kutupalong High School and North Ghumdhum Government Primary School on Saturday. Border issues are being monitored. Maximum precautions will be taken to ensure the safety of common people. In addition, local representatives have been given the responsibility to ensure the evacuation of vulnerable families from the border. However, he said that the opinion of the families will be given priority regarding relocation. Earlier on Sunday morning, various proposals were sent to the Deputy Commissioner in an emergency meeting held at Naikshyongchari Upazila Parishad regarding the unstable situation of the border, including the evacuation of the locals. Salma Ferdous, Naikxyongchari Upazila Nirbahi Officer, said that in an emergency meeting last Sunday, a proposal to evacuate vulnerable families from the border came from public representatives. If the situation is not normal, they may be evacuated. District Superintendent of Police Md. Tariqul Islam said that intelligence surveillance has been increased at the border and the police are working on the border in coordination with the BGB. And meanwhile, on Monday from 6 am to 10 am, the locals stopped and heard the sounds. Around 11:30 am on Monday, the gunshots stopped across the border an hour and a half before the Deputy Commissioner of Bandarban reached the border area. While the gunshots had stopped during the visit, the locals heard the gunshots again after 3:30 pm after the team left. A local representative said that after a young Rohingya youth from Zeroline Camp was killed by a bullet last Friday night, the Rohingya family and local residents are still in fear.

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