Members of Myanmar’s Border Guard Police (BGP) and Arakan Army are engaged in a fierce battle by entering the Zamindar neighborhood of Balukhali in Cox’s Bazar in violation of international border law. The local residents left their houses and went to safe shelter due to the loud sound of the gunshots.
Locals said on Monday that there is a massive clash between Myanmar’s rebel group Arakan Army and the country’s border guards in the border area.
Former UP member late Islam Khan’s house in Zamindar Para of Balukhali. The local residents have taken shelter to escape the bullets near the tin fence of the house near the Myanmar border. Half a kilometer field to the east of this house. Then Nafnadi embankment. Beyond that is Myanmar’s Dhengibanya check post.
Meanwhile, Balukhali Primary School has been closed due to the situation. Assistant teacher of Balukhali Government Primary School. Yunus said, ‘The school has been closed due to firing by the Myanmar army.’
Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) is on alert at the border of this area. However, they did not agree to talk about it.
The Arkan Army and Myanmar border guards have been firing shells and mortar shells for four days to take control of Dhekibaniya border post after taking control of Myanmar’s Tambru base on the other side of Naikshyongchari. At least 13 border villages including Jalpaitli, Zamindar Padha are shaking. Mortar shells and bullets have also arrived in Bangladesh.