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Myanmar finds 102 stranded BD migrants on island

Myanmar’s navy has discovered more than 100 Bangladeshi migrants stranded for nearly a month on a southern island, state media said on Tuesday, following a regional migrant crisis in which people smugglers abandoned thousands at sea. It was the first major rescue reported by Myanmar since May, when its navy found a boat packed with more than 700 migrants in the Andaman Sea at the height of Southeast Asia’s migrant boat crisis. [caption id="attachment_18152" align="alignright" width="648"]rohingya_migrants_1 Myanmar's navy discovers over ...