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Mizoram urges Centre for more security along Myanmar border

Press Trust of India  |  Aizawl 

Lal Thanhawla has urged to beef up security along the state's border with to prevent Rohingya Muslims from entering the north-eastern state, an official statement today said.

had met in yesterday and discussed wide-ranging security issues with him, it said.

The told the that the state could face serious problems if Rohingya refugees and terrorists from the Rakhine state in enter

He also expressed concern over the recent clashes between the Army and the Arakan militants along the border on the Myanmar side, resulting in the entry of over thousands of refugees to Mizoram, the statement said.

Over 1,600 Myanmarese nationals have taken shelter in south Mizoram's Lawngtlai district after the launched a massive crackdown on the Arakan militants since November 25 last, state government officials had said recently.

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First Published: Wed, February 14 2018. 14:50 IST