Number of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh surges: UNHCR
Friday, 8 September 2017 () COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) - About 270,000 Rohingya fleeing violence in Myanmar have sought refuge in Bangladesh in the past two weeks, a spokeswoman for the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees said on Friday.
According to the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees on Friday, an unprecedented surge of 270,000 Rohingya has sought refuge in Bangladesh over the past two weeks, a dramatic jump in the total as new pockets of refugees fleeing violence in Myanmar are discovered. The wave of refugees, many sick or...
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