Alleged Rohingya traffickers shot by Bangladesh police May 16, 2019 0 456 12345 AFP bangladeshBangladeshi police shot dead two suspected Rohingya human traffickers, officials said Wednesday, after rescuing 103 refugees in two days about to make the perilous sea voyage to Malaysia.The two Rohingya men were killed outside a refugee camp in the southeast on Tuesday evening, said Prodip Kumar Das, police chief of Teknaf which borders Myanmar. “They opened fire at the police. We fired back in retaliation,” he said. This is the first time in four years suspected human traffickers were killed in a gunfight in Bangladesh’s southeast.It follows a rise in attempted human smuggling of Rohingya in the last few months.People-smugglers have in recent years sent tens of thousands of Rohingya from the Bangladesh camps by boat to relatively prosperous Malaysia, usually between November and April when the seas are calmer. RELATED ARTICLES Sri Lanka limps to normalcy amid fresh night curfew in some areas May 16, 2019 0 438 Clashes in Indian state of Kolkata spark election row May 16, 2019 0 1003 German girl of Pakistani parents disappears in Islamabad May 16, 2019 0 1042 Kabul election results announced almost 7 months after election dpa Kabul Nine women are among 33 lawmakers who will represent Kabul in parliament, Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission (IEC) said on Wednesday, announcing the final results of the elections that took place .. ‘People are dying’: UN official urges aid access for Myanmar’s Rakhine state YANGON: A UN official has urged Myanmar to grant aid workers “predictable, sustained access” to Rakhine state, where fighting between government troops and rebels has displaced nearly 33,000 people since late last .. Five suspected communist rebels die in clash with Philippine troops dpa Manila Five suspected communist rebels were killed in a firefight with government troops in the central Philippines on Wednesday, a military spokeswoman said. Three soldiers were also injured in the clash in .. Search on for 11 Niger soldiers missing after ambush killed 17 AFP Niamey A search was under way Wednesday for 11 Niger soldiers missing since an ambush by armed men the day before left 17 of their colleagues dead and several injured, security sources said. A military patrol was ..