However, despite trying since morning in this regard, no statement was received from the Bangladesh Border Guard Force (BGB).
BGB Cox’s Bazar 34 Battalion Commander Lt. Col. Mohammad Saiful Islam Chowdhury was called on the mobile phone but he did not receive it.
And RAB-15 of Cox’s Bazar Assistant Director (Mass Media and Law Branch) ASP Md. Abu Salam Chowdhury said, “There is no RAB operation in or around the Tambru border. There is no talk of RAB raiding the border.”
According to community leader Dil Mohammad, “In the morning, members of the armed group Rohingya Salvation Army (Arsa) and Rohingya Solidarity Organization (RSO) came to the area adjacent to the Rohingya camp at Konarpara zero line and clashed. Later it spread inside Rohingya camps as well.”
“The shootings between the two groups are believed to have occurred primarily due to dominance. But the actual cause is yet to be ascertained.”
Noting that camp residents have been in fear since the shelling, the Rohingya leader added, “Many are afraid to leave the shelter camp. Blocked.”