December 16, 2016

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48 boat people repatriated to Bangladesh

Boat people are handed over to Bangladeshi border guard force. Photo: MNA
Boat people are handed over to Bangladeshi border guard force. Photo: MNA

MYANMAR repatriated 48 verified Bangladeshi ‘boat people’ to its neighbouring country yesterday.
Myanmar immigration officials in Maungdaw District handed over the boat people to the Bangladesh border guard force at the border yesterday evening.
Myanmar has repatriated a total of 777 verified Bangladeshi boat people in seven batches.
The remaining boat people are being investigated, and they will be handed over to their countries of origin when the verifying process is complete, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.—Myanmar News Agency

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