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Myanmar returns 9 Bangladeshi fishermen

Staff Correspondent |
Update: 2020-11-25 20:50:18
Myanmar returns 9 Bangladeshi fishermen

Myanmar has returned nine Bangladeshi fishermen who were detained by its Border Guard Police (BGP) from Naf River in Teknaf.

Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) took the fishermen under disposal after a flag meeting Wednesday afternoon, said Lt Col Md Faisal Hasan Khan, commander of BGB Battalion-2.

BGB took unrest move leading to flag meeting to bring the fishermen back, said Col Md Faisal.

Returnees were subjected to the institutional quarantine as part of Covid-19 avoiding measures, he added.

Border Guard Police of Myanmar arrested fishermen and took them to boat from the Naf River in Teknaf on November 10.

BDST: 2050 HRS, NOV 25, 2020

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