The operation is intended to
rescue two road construction workers who have been abducted by a foreign
terrorist group in Roangchchari
The Bangladeshi authorities suspect an Arakanese rebel group in connection with the abduction. But the Arakanese rebel group denied they had any involvement in the affair.
Last year, a retired army officer and a farmer were also abducted by several foreign armed groups. The Bangladeshi authorities accused one Arakanese rebel group of the abduction.
Over 300 army personnel have taken part in the current operation, and the drive is still going on in the border area.
Arakanese rebel groups stationed along the border are closely
There have not been any confirmed reports concerning how long the operation will continue, he said. #
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