This time bullet fired from Myanmar comes to Bangladesh
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Sept 10: For the third time, a bullet fired from Myanmar has reached Bangladesh. However, no casualty occurred in this incident.
Gunfire was heard inside Myanmar at around 3 pm on Friday (September 9). In the evening, a bullet rang out in Tambru Ghonar neighborhood of Ward No. 2 of Ghumdhum Union of Naikxyongchari Upazila of Bandarban.
According to local sources, heavy firing and clashes between the Arakan Army and the Myanmar security forces have been going on for a long time. Clashes broke out inside Myanmar approximately three kilometers east-south opposite BGB BOP responsible border pillar 36 of Ward No. 3 of Ghumdhum Union on Friday. An estimated 400-500 rounds of small arms fire and 20-25 mortar shells were heard during the clashes between the two sides.
In the evening, a small-arms' fire was heard in the neighborhood of Ward No. 2 Tambru Ghona. This again caused panic among the locals.
Earlier on August 28, two mortar shells fired by the Myanmar Army landed in Tumbru Uttarpara Jame Masjid area of the same union. There were no casualties as the shells did not explode. Later on September 3 at 9:30 am, two shells fired from warplanes fell in the area between border pillars 40-41 under Reju Amtali BGB BOP of Ward No. 8.
Anwar Hossain, a member of Ward No. 5 of Ghumdhum Union, said on Friday, "After being closed yesterday, the sound of gunshots was heard again from 3:30 p.m. today. Later in the evening, locals reported a small arms fire in the neighborhood of Tambru Ghona."