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Four Rohingya killed in Bangladesh boat capsize

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Dhaka, Oct 31 (IANS) At least four Rohingya migrants were killed after a boat carrying them capsized off the coast of Bangladesh close to its border with Myanmar, a police official said.

The boat carrying 33 migrants capsized in the morning, the official told Xinhua news agency. Three victims died in a hospital while one body was recovered from the sea.

Nearly 200 Rohingya have drowned since August 29 in over two dozen boat capsizes while trying to flee from conflict-hit Myanmar.

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