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000 more Rohingya wait to cross

Boat tragedy claims lives of Rohingya fleeing Myanmar

Among those fleeing were up to 35 people on a boat that capsized off the Bangladesh coast on Sunday.

Thousands of Rohingya men and women lined up in intense heat at makeshift health centres, many with young children in their arms, to receive the oral vaccine against the disease.

More than 500,000 ethnic Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar since August 25, when an attack by Rohingya militants on police and military posts in Rakhine State sparked a ferocious response from Myanmar's security forces which the United Nations described as "ethnic cleansing".

Since late August thousands of Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar, travelling to Bangladesh to escape what has been dubbed ethnic cleansing in the country by the United Nations.

A photographer in Bangladesh has captured the heartbreak of Rohingya Muslim refugees fleeing Myanmar.

Sixty Rohingya Muslims died last month in another boat capsize. Kyu additionally revealed on how every of the displaced people within Bangladeshi region will now have the capacity to go back subsequent to the procedure for confirmation.

The family had walked for several days from Buthidaung to reach the riverbank, where hundreds more Rohingya were waiting to escape. In 1982, a controversial law stripped citizenship from the Rohingya, officially making them stateless.

When Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali was speaking at a discussion on Tuesday, he noted that "Myanmar's proposal of partial repatriation might be a "trick" to neutralise the mounting pressure from the worldwide community".

The military, which ran the country for 50 years until 2015, has stoked the view that the Rohingya are illegal immigrants from Bangladesh bent on claiming the Buddhist land.

"We feel deeply sorry for the reaction from worldwide countries based on news without truth".

The ceasefire is due to end at midnight on Monday, but the insurgents said in a statement they were ready to respond to any peace move by the government. "Wherever there are refugee crises, there is always this crisis of cholera outbreak and so on, because people live in a very crowded position, there is scarcity of services like water, sanitation, and everything", said Sakil Faizullah, a spokesman for UNICEF.