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Russia jails 40 illegal immigrants from Bangladesh

Russia has jailed 40 immigrants from Bangladesh for illegally entering the country on their way to Europe to look for work.

india Updated: Apr 14, 2006 16:57 IST

Russia has jailed 40 immigrants from Bangladesh for illegally entering the country on their way to Europe to look for work, the

Interfax

news agency reported on Friday.

The migrants were jailed for 10 to 12 months in the south Siberian region of Kurgan near the border with Kazakhstan following their arrest in September.

Two other people received one-year jail sentences for helping them enter Russia.