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Myanmar pardons 452 prisoners

Source : IANS
Last Updated: Thu, Nov 15, 2012 01:30 hrs

Yangon, Nov 15 (IANS) Myanmar President Thein Sein Thursday announced amnesty for 452 prisoners, including foreigners, the New Light of Myanmar reported.

The amnesty was granted on humanitarian ground and for "prolonging friendship with neighbouring countries", Xinhua quoted the newspaper as saying. The government will extradite the foreign prisoners.

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