Another shell from Myanmar arrived inside Bangladesh on Friday afternoon. This is the third shot. The bullet fell in Tumbru Ghonarpara area of Ward No. 2 of Ghumdhum Union of Naikshyongchari in Bandarban. However, no casualty occurred in this incident.
According to the local people, the shootings started intermittently after Friday prayers yesterday. Around 3:00 p.m., heavy gunfire was heard inside Myanmar. Around 4:30 pm, a shell hit the Tumbru Ghonarpara area of Ward No. 2 of Ghumdhum Union. Ghumdhum Union village police Abdur Jabbar told Kal Kantha in the night that he saw the shooting.
According to local residents, firing and clashes between the Arakan Army and Myanmar security forces have been going on for a long time. Yesterday too, there was a massive clash inside Myanmar approximately three kilometers east-south opposite the border pillar 36 of BGB BOP’s Baishfandri in Ward No. 3 of Ghumdhum Union. Border residents heard hundreds of gunshots during the clash between the two sides. Even 20-25 mortar shell fire could be heard. Also, a few Daya helicopters were seen flying since 3 pm yesterday.
Panic has arisen among the locals due to another round of shelling in Ward No. 2 Tumbru Ghonarpara area of Ghumdhum. 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 the jurisdiction of Reju Amtali BGB BOP of Ward No. 8.