Bangladesh Air Force deploys air group to border with Myanmar

The Bangladesh military has confirmed to the Dhaka Tribune that an air group has been deployed to Chittagong near the Myanmar border.

Bangladesh Air Force MIKOYAN GUREVICH MIG-29 "FULCRUM A" (8093832904)
By Faisal Akram from Dhaka, Bangladesh [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

The move comes after the Myanmar military started crackdowns in the Rakhine state against an insurgency.

The conflict has lead to Rohingyas living in the state to flee to Bangladesh.

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