Arakanese villager hospitalized after attacks

Sittwe, 18 December 2014:

Injury-man An Arakanese villager, who was attacked by a group of Muslim villagers, was hospitalized, said the concerned relatives.  Tun Tun (alias Sauklon), a 39 year old Arakanese villager in Sittwe township faced the unprovoked attacks from the gang on  14 December 2014, while he was fishing in a creek.

Tun Tun along with five other villagers were fishing nearby a Muslim village named Thandawli in the northern part of Sittwe, when they were suddenly attacked by a groups of ten Muslims with sharp knifes, swords and sticks. They tried to flee and succeeded except Tun Tun who was critically injured.

“We found Tun Tun with one deep injury, probably hit by knifes, under his left arm. His back was also injured with sharp items,” said a police officer on duty.

The relative and family members of Tun Tun had already lodged a case in the local police station, but no arrest has been made till date.

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