Archive for the 'Border' Category

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Bangladesh forces removed 39 landmines from Burma-Bangladesh border areas

Bangladesh border Security forces have discovered 39 landmines in the Burma-Bangladesh border areas on Saturday, which was later removed from the locations, said a report in Bangladeshi newspapers. The media report quoting Lt Col Shafiqur Rahman of 31 Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) said that all the 39 mines were removed from the border.

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25 Burmese Muslims sent back to Arakan

The Bangladesh authority has sent back 25 people to Arakan of western Burma after they were rescued from a capsized boat on Naff river which demarcates the boundary of Burma and Bangladesh.

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The photo was taken by RFA reporter Ko Min Thein Aung while they arrived at Kyauk Taw. (Photo- RFA)

Buddhist families from south Bangladesh migrate to Arakan

Nine Buddhist families from trouble-torn south Bangladesh have entered into Burmese territory through India- Burma-Bangladesh tri-junction areas recently, said a confidential government source.

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Officials from Burma and Bangladesh who attended the meeting. (Photo- Narinjara)

Prisoners exchanged between Burma and Bangladesh

Burma and Bangladesh exchanged few prisoners in a director level flag meeting held in a border village of Bangladesh on December 10 last, which also witnessed the signing of some agreements by the delegates representing both the neighboring countries, said an official from Burma.

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Halt in India-Burma border fencing work

(Guwahati, 6 December 2013): Indian Union government has asked to stop the ongoing border fencing work with Burma (Myanmar) across Manipur in northeast India. The suspension order from the Union home ministry to the Border Road Organisation on the fencing work came following the allegation that it passes through the Indian land in many points.

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The seizing cargo ship along with woods. (Photo by Cox'sbazarnews.com)

Smuggled Burmese woods seized in Bangladesh

(Teknaf, 29 November 2013): A cargo ship loaded with Burmese woods was seized by the Bangladesh navy on 27 November 2013. The navy personnel also detained 10 Burmese nationals from the cargo ship, said an official on duty. The seized woods are suspected to be smuggled timber items, weighing few tons, which were captured from ST Martin Island locality in Bangladesh water.

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No communal violence, but minor fire incidents: Maungdaw police chief

( Maungdaw, 26 November 2013) : An enquiry carried by a senior police officer reveals that the incidents related to fire on November 23 last in Maungdaw township of Arakan State were not related to any communal violence.

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2 Burmese youths seized with two pistols and ammunition in Bangladesh

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Burma frees three Bangladeshi constables

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Bangladeshi army destroy poppy fields near Burmese border

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