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13 Myanmares arrested in J&K

The Myanmar nationals, mostly in the age group of 20-22 years, were moving towards Pak border in Samba sector.

india Updated: Jun 06, 2006 15:05 IST

At least 13 Myanmares youth, about to cross over to Pakistan, have been arrested near the international border in Samba sector, a defence spokesman said on Monday.

Troops noticed the Myanmares, mostly in the age group of 20-22 year moving towards IB in Ari village of Samba sector two days ago and immediately took them into custody.

During preliminary questioning, the youth accepted that they were going to cross over to Pakistan.

Later they were handed over to police for further questioning, the spokesman said.

First Published: Jun 05, 2006 15:40 IST