- Web Master
- February 13, 2024
The number of Myanmar
military’s border guard police personnel, who fled to Bangladesh with
weapons, reaches 106, said Dhaka Tribune, a media outlet of neighbouring
Quoting Shariful Islam, public relations officer of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB), the outlets reported that 106 members of Myanmar's border guard police force had entered their country through Taung Pyo border point in Naikhangchhari upazila of Bandarban district. They carried arms and ammunition with them and fled due to the ongoing clashes in Myanmar.
The Bangladesh forces have disarmed the Myanmar soldiers and sent them to a safe shelter.
On Monday, Bangladesh home
minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal admitted that the Myanmar border guard police
personnel, who sought refuge in Bangladesh, were in their safe custody.
They will be sent back following due processes, he added.
Since Sunday morning, the Myanmar personnel started coming to Bangladesh, stated the minister.
Mentionable is that 68
Myanmar personnel entered Bangladesh on Sunday and another 38 arrived by Monday
The Arakan Army (AA) is a
well-trained armed force engaged in the revolutionary struggles for autonomy of
people from the Myanmar military rulers, stated the Bangla media outlet.
The Dhaka-based outlet also
reported that the AA recently launched the strategic Operation 1027 in
collaboration with the Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army (MNDAA) and
the Ta'ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) under the banner of Three Brotherhood
The alliance's statement on 5 February regarding Taung Pyo battles stated that the local border guard camps were under offensive attacks. The AA fighters persisted in its attack on Taung Pyo Let Wae camp in Maungdaw township, situated along the Bangladesh-Rakhine border.
The AA fighters captured the
Taung Pyo Let Yar border guard camp on Sunday. Following the takeover, the
fighters witnessed a number of bodies belonging to junta soldiers along
with arms and ammunition. During the offensive, many soldiers fled from the