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Rohingya Families: Food Packages and Truck Crash

rohingya families: Aid groups face different challenges on either side of the border An influx of more than 420,000 refugees in less than a month in Bangladesh, and in Burma, government resistance and angry allegations from majority Buddhists that international organizations are favouring the long-persecuted Rohingya minority.A Bangladeshi medical administrator, Aung Swi Prue, said six people died instantly in the truck crash near the border in southeastern Bandarban district, according to Toronto Star. Three people died after reaching a hospital, and 10 others were injured and are receiving treatment.ICRC spokeswoman Misada Saif said all of those killed were Bangladeshi workers hired to distribute food packages to 500 Rohingya families. Both shipments were from the International Committee of the Red Cross. Saif said the truck belongs to the ICRC and Bangladesh Red Crescent Society and was operated by a supplier who has been working for the two agencies for last couple of weeks. Article Continued Below Our thoughts are with the families of the dead. She said agency officials are very shocked and sad. ( As reported in the news.