Police have recovered the bodies of two more Rohingyas from the Naf River in Cox’s Bazar.
The recovered bodies were of a woman and a child.
They were recovered from the Nayapara point of Teknaf around 10am on Thursday, said local police station chief Md Mainuddin Khan.
“We believe their boat capsized as it was crossing into Bangladesh,” Khan said.
The total number of Rohingya bodies recovered has reached 104 now. The bodies have been recovered from various areas in Bandarban and Cox’s Bazar since the outbreak of violence on Aug 25.
The military crackdown on Rohingyas in Myanmar followed an attack on at least 30 border police outposts and a military camp. Rohingya refugees have fled across the border into Bangladesh since then.
Those who could arrive at the Bangladesh border from the burning villages in Rakhine have attempted to cross the Naf River into Teknaf aboard fishing boats. The bodies of boat capsize victims regularly wash up on the shore. Some of the bodies have bullet wounds.
UN estimated on Tuesday that the number of Rohingya refugees in the recent influx into Bangladesh is around 370,000.