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Boat carrying 130 Rohingya refugee capsizes off Myanmar - IOM

A boat carrying 130 Rohingya refugees fleeing violence in Myanmar has capsized off the Bay of Bengal, the International Organization for Migration said on Thursday. IOM’s Bangladesh office tweeted that 13 bodies had been recovered, including eight children, Reuters reports. The UN said Thursday more than 500,000 Rohingya have entered Bangladesh since August 25.