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On The Scene: Myanmar Gets Aggressive With Border Patrols

It is a bright, hot day on the Naf river, which forms part of Myanmar’s western border with Bangladesh, an area where human smugglers pick up people on both sides of the border. But in this section of the border region, security is tight. A barbed wire fence stretches almost the entire 63 kilometer length of the Naf, from the ocean to the interior. Deputy Border Police Chief Myo Swe says since they began patrolling the waterways and coast two years ago, no human traffickers have been...

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