Myanmar attacks, sea voyage rob young father of everything

In this Oct. 1, 2017, photo Rohingya man Alam Jafar, second right, stands with other Rohingya refugees at a transit shelter at Kutupalong camp for newly arrived Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. In Myanmar, the 25-year-old farmer owned a verdant rice field, a boat that ferried passengers up and down the river and lived in a four-room house made of wood and bamboo surrounded by coconut and mango trees. When the mob came to his village on Sept. 25, Jafar had no choice but to flee with his wife and three children. On Sept. 28, the small fishing boat they were traveling in capsized while it was bound for Bangladesh and left him as the sole survivor of the family of 5. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)


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