Myanmar coup: 19 policemen seek shelter in India to avoid military junta's violent crackdown

Myanmar coup: 19 policemen seek shelter in India to avoid military junta's violent crackdown

AsiaOne-·2021-03-05 12:05

At least 19 Myanmar police have crossed into India to escape taking orders from a military junta that is trying to suppress protests against last month’s coup, an Indian police official said on Thursday, adding that more were expected.

The men have crossed into Champhai and Serchhip, two districts in the northeastern state of Mizoram that share a porous border with Myanmar, the official said, declining to be named because of the sensitivity of the issue.

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