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Bangladesh sends back 125 Rohingya on board wooden ships

DHAKA: Bangladesh coast guards prevented 125 Rohingya Muslims from entering its territory as the group attempted to escape violent unrest in neighbouring Myanmar. Authorities patrolling the Naf River, which separates Bangladesh's southeastern border from western Myanmar, pushed back a group of Rohingya trying to enter the country late Friday, local Coast Guard official Nafiur Rahman told AFP. "There were 125 Myanmar nationals in seven wooden boats. They included 61 women and 36 children. We resisted them from entering…