Hirunews Logo
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
Sixty+dead+in+Rohingya+boat+tragedy
Friday, 29 September 2017 - 18:19
Sixty dead in Rohingya boat tragedy
15

Shares
1,801

Views

About 60 people are now believed to have died when a boat carrying Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar capsized off Bangladesh.

The boat overturned in rough seas late on Thursday (28).

A UN spokesperson said 23 people were now confirmed dead and 40 more were missing and presumed drowned.

Dozens of Rohingya have already died trying to cross into Bangladesh amid a military crackdown in Myanmar's Rakhine state.

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
HiruNews
Thursday, 16 August 2018 - 16:24
Mangroves play a critical role in maintaining the ecological balance in Sri Lanka's coastal areas.However, some money-hungry people do not understand this.Our... Read More
HiruNews
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
5,151 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
9,375 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
8,725 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
22,770 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
1,280 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
55,489 Views
Top