Myanmar pardons 452 prisoners

Myanmar President Thein Sein announced amnesty for 452 prisoners, including foreigners

Updated: Nov 15, 2012, 11:53 AM IST

Yangon: Myanmar President Thein Sein on 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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