Bangladesh: At least 13 Rohingya refugees dead and scores missing as boat sinks

The funeral of 13 Rohingya refugees who were found in the waters off the Shah Porir Dwip coastline in Bangladesh, was held on Monday. The bodies of the deceased, many of them children, were buried on the island near to where the boat they were travelling on capsized. The boat reportedly carrying 60 Rohingya refugees fleeing violence in Myanmar sank on Sunday night after being overturned in rough... Еще sea. The number of victims could rise, as other passengers of the boat have not yet been found. Emergency response worker Muhammad Salim said the team «have rescued 16 people and [retrieved] 13 dead of the 60 people who were on the boat» adding that «the rescue operation is still underway.»

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