Assam Rifles today sent 43 Myanmar Army soldiers who had surrendered to Mizoram Police following the recent conflict between the Myanmar Army and the CNA/CDF on the Myanmar border back home.
Due to the recent clash, 39 Myanmar Army soldiers surrendered yesterday evening, and another 4 Myanmar Army soldiers also surrendered this morning to Mizoram Police. They were kept in Zokhawthar Police Station before being transferred to Hnahlan Village.
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Reportedly, they were later handed over to the Assam Rifles as per Home Ministry instruction. The Myanmar soldiers are first transferred to Hnahlan Village in Champhai District and later sent back to Myanmar by an Indian Air Force helicopter.
A report said that the 42 Myanmar soldiers were handed over to their country at 1:00 pm today, while one soldier was remanded due to his injury and being treated in Champhai District Hospital.
According to CDF Hualngoram Gen. Secy., the Myanmar Army camp flush-out operation was initiated by the Chin National Army and CDF Hualngoram. A joint team of CDF Thantlang, CDF Zaniatram, and PDA engaged in a gun battle with the Myanmar Army.
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