The location of the clash was in Balukhali village, Thaychange village tract, under the Burmese border security force, (Nasaka) section number 3, in the northern part of Maungdaw.
Yesterday, three soldiers of the fence controlling group managed and ordered the local people (Rohingya), around, who had been forced to work at the site of the fencing area of Balukhali, without wages day by day. They had been starved and were weak, said a person, who had fled from the site to Bangladesh.
At the site, the soldiers beat the Rohingya workers which angered the Rohingya workers, and then the clash occurred. Three solider were injured, he added. The soldiers were taken to the near Nasaka section number 4, where they will get medical treatment.
The news spread in the area and the local Rohingya villagers started escaping from their village, fearing arrest and torture, a local person from the village, who was hiding in another village said. Continue reading “Maungdaw, Arakan: Members of the Rohingya community and a section of the authority clashed yesterday at noon, in which three soldiers were seriously injured, a local person said.”