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Dhaka Tribune

46 more Myanmar border guards take shelter in Bangladesh

  • 260 BGP members in Bangladesh now
  • 330 had taken refuge here in February
Update : 17 Apr 2024, 11:15 AM

Amid a conflict between the Myanmar military and an armed rebel group in Myanmar’s Rakhine, 46 members of the Border Guard Police (BGP) took shelter in Bangladesh on Wednesday.

So far 260 BGP members have taken refuge in Bangladesh, said Shariful Islam, public relations officer at the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB).

Earlier in February, 330 members of Myanmar security forces including BGP, army personnel and immigration officials had taken shelter in Bangladesh.

On February 15, they were handed over to the BGP under tight security.

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