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159 more Bangladeshis return home
Observer Online Report
Published :Monday, 10 August, 2015,  Time : 2:05 PM  View Count : 78
Cox’s Bazar:  Some 159  Bangladeshis, who were rescued in Myanmar, have returned the country on Monday.

Myanmar Immigration and National Registration Department handed them over to Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) around 12:45pm after a flag meeting.

The rescued Bangladeshis were supposed to return on July 30. But, the date later changed twice.

Officials of both BGB and Myanmar Immigration Department re-fixed the date on Aug 10.

Myanmar’s Navy personnel rescued 727 migrants from their water.

Among the rescued people, a total of 160 were handed over to the BGB after identifying them as Bangladesh nationals, according to a news agency.

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