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Fear, Flame and starvation prevails in Rakhaine state

Rohingya-ref-Sep-8-2017
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FT ONLINE: Md.Alamgir Chowdhury, Coxsbazar

Suddenly, the number of Rohingya influx increased sharply. Although it was declined in the past one week, it is noticeable that infiltration rate is increasing day by day since Friday.

Massive number of Rohingyas are entering from Naittong para,Jadimora and shamlapur sea beach Particularly.

It is learnt that Burmese Army used to torture, killing and setting fire on house since violence break out on 25th September. But now they are warning muslims by hand mic to come out from their house and set fire on empty house. In the meantime, frightened families are moving from village to village.

On the other hand,Some villages escaped from this part by giving bribe.Mohammad Alam who arrived on Saturday from Rammoybil under Maundaw said,Maximum inhabitant of their village fled to Bangladesh but 12 families stayed their home despite all difficulties.

Eventually A military officer has given 24 hours ultimatum to leave that village. Later their houses have been burnt completely, compelled them to flee to Bangladesh.

Their next village named mangala still intact because The Buddhist chairman gave 10 million kiat to the security forces to save Rohingya muslims of his villge.

Jonaid(26) from chowprang village said, grief and indignation all the way. There is no work to do. Most of the villages converted into Ash completely. Some villages stand alone, nobody is there like a ghost city. We have kept ourselves alive by eating preserved food. The body began tremor in front of army, it seems last day of my life. There is no time left without fear and panic. Despite all difficulties I was not interested to leave my motherland but scarcity of food compelled me to take shelter in Bangladesh. I brought my Disabled sister chenuara (25) here on shoulder, other family members are on the way.

-SAM

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