Around 27400 Rohingya flee into Bangladesh from Myanmar: UN sources

21 dead after Rohingya boats capsized in Naf

About 1,000 persecuted Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar's western Rakhine state have fled to neighboring Bangladesh after coming under fire from military soldiers.

Many have been starving at their makeshift shelters built of bamboo and polyethylene sheets ever since they arrived there after the Friday's attack that left almost 100 people, including 12 security persons, killed.

"Some other boats carrying hundreds of Rohingyas arrived in Bangladesh coast on Wednesday night", said the source.

"The situation is not good".

"They are in a very, very desperate condition. The intensity of the influx is getting more and more each day".

On Wednesday, the bodies of two Rohingya women and two children were recovered after their boat was sacked on by Myanmar's Border Guard Police, Islam said.

Myanmar state media reported Tuesday that more than 110 people had died since Friday's "coordinated attacks by extremist terrorists".

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Bangladesh on Wednesday pushed back 366 Rohingya trying to enter the country though thousands have set up temporary camps along the porous land border, borders guards said. As of Thursday, less than a week after the clashes erupted, the confirmed casualties totaled at least 110, including dozens of militants, 12 security officials and an unknown number of civilians. Aid agencies working in the camps are compiling numbers since there is no registration process for undocumented Myanmar nationals in Bangladesh.

Residents and activists have accused soldiers of shooting indiscriminately at unarmed Rohingya men, women and children and carrying out arson attacks. A Rohingya leader in Bangladesh cited survivors saying both boats were overcrowded.

Photographs from the scene showed the bodies of several small children lined up on the ground, covered with sheets.

"Our women were too mutilated after being chased on the streets".

With the violence going on in the Rakhine state against the Rohingyas, a group of NGOs and protesters had gathered at the embassy as early as 8am to hand over a memorandum to their representatives.

"Tensions remain high and they risk becoming worse", Annan said. British Ambassador Matthew Rycroft said there were calls from council members for de-escalation. No joint statement was released. He stated that the violence towards Rohingya Muslims "saddens the Islamic world deeply" and vowed that his phone calls to find a solution to the crisis would continue.

She also urged security forces to ensure aid reaches those in need and to ensure the rights of all communities.

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