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13 more Myanmar BGP personnel take refuge in Bangladesh

GreenWatch Desk Border 2024-04-19, 3:02pm

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Thirteen more members of the Myanmar Border Guard Police (BGP) entered Bangladesh through the Teknaf border of Cox's Bazar on Thursday to take refuge amid the ongoing conflict between the Myanmar security forces and the rebel Arakan Army (AA).   

Official sources of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) confirmed the matter.   

The BGP members entered through the Naf River and surrendered to the Bangladesh Coast Guard at Teknaf station, reports BSS.   

Later, the Coast Guard handed them over to the Naikhongchhari Battalion of the Border Guard of Bangladesh (11 BGB). With this, the number of BGP men taking refuge in Bangladesh stood at 274.