UN says 270,000 refugees enter Bangladesh


COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh, Sept 8, 2017 (BSS/AFP) – Some 270,000 mostly
Rohingya refugees have fled Myanmar’s violence-wracked Rakhine state and
entered Bangladesh since August 25, the United Nations said Friday.

“An estimated 270,000 refugees arrived in Bangladesh in the last two
weeks,” said UNHCR spokeswoman Vivian Tan.