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A top official of the state's home department had said on Friday that 16 people from Myanmar have crossed over to India over the last few days, of which 11 have claimed that they were police personnel. (Representative Image)(REUTERS)

Myanmar asks Mizoram govt to handover eight cops who fled country

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2021 05:10 PM IST
Mizoram shares a 510-km-long porous border with Myanmar, where mass demonstrations are being held in protest against the declaration of a year-long emergency by the country's armed forces.
The district bordering Myanmar has been under instruction to report crossing over of Myanmarese nationals.(AP file photo for representation purposee)
The district bordering Myanmar has been under instruction to report crossing over of Myanmarese nationals.(AP file photo for representation purposee)

Verifying reports of 3 Myanmarese cops crossing over to India, says Mizoram

By Utpal Parashar | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Guwahati
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2021 07:43 AM IST
  • A Reuters report quoting unnamed officials stated that at least 19 Myanmarese policemen have crossed over to the Indian side through border areas in Serchip and Champhai districts
Over 35,000 Bru tribals, who took refuge in Tripura in 1997 following ethnic violence in Mizoram, remain stranded in seven camps in Kanchanpur, North Tripura.(Burhaan Kinu/HT)
Over 35,000 Bru tribals, who took refuge in Tripura in 1997 following ethnic violence in Mizoram, remain stranded in seven camps in Kanchanpur, North Tripura.(Burhaan Kinu/HT)

After more than two decades, Bru refugees to go back to Mizoram

Hindustan Times, Agartala/Guwahati | By Priyanka Deb Barman and Sadiq Naqvi
UPDATED ON JUL 03, 2018 11:13 PM IST
A total of 5407 families living in six camps spread over Jampai Hills in Tripura would be repatriated back to Mizoram and all the camps will be closed before October 1, said a home ministry spokesperson.
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