At least 32 Rohingya die, hundreds rescued from boat stranded at sea for two months


AFP/Files TEKNAF: At least 32 Rohingya are believed to have died on an overcrowded boat stranded in the Bay of Bengal for nearly two months, an official said Thursday after hundreds of “starving” people were rescued from the vessel. The boat had tried to reach Thailand and Malaysia, some of the nearly 400 people rescued from the trawler told the Bangladesh coastguard.