After repeatedly summoning the Myanmar ambassador, Dhaka has asked Beijing to convey its concerns to the junta, which is battling the Arakan Army near the border.
The general said he had complained to his Myanmar counterpart about shooting and shelling across the border, as well as air incursions, amid junta-AA clashes in Rakhine.
The regime’s envoy in Dhaka claimed the shelling is from insurgents, although airstrikes have repeatedly been reported.
It is the latest in a series of incidents where shells have exploded in Bangladesh, but the first to cause a fatality.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says India is keen to help resolve the Rohingya refugee crisis but Myanmar’s regime refuses to cooperate.
Junta jets and helicopters are targeting Arakan Army fighters operating on the Myanmar-Bangladesh frontier.
The regime launched airstrikes after the Arakan Army killed 19 police officers at a border outpost in Maungdaw Township, Rakhine State, on Wednesday.
The powerful armed group said it seized a police outpost on the Bangladesh border.
Rohingya sources said the insurgent group ARSA was behind the shootings of Syed Hossain and Abu Taleb.
India’s National Investigation Agency has arrested six people in a yearlong probe; it said traffickers lured refugees with promises of opportunities in India.
More than 1,000 Rohingya took part in each of the rallies in at least 29 camps, holding placards that read ‘Enough is Enough! Let's Go Home’.
In 1995, the Chin National Army aided the Indian army’s Operation Golden Bird to intercept a weapons shipment by the PLA and other Indian rebels via Myanmar territory.
The UN’s existing approach to refugees oversimplifies the political, social and even military nature of their situation.