India, Bangladesh exchange land enclaves, settling boundary dispute

July 31, 2015 7:33 PM

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NEW DELHI – India says it has swapped more than 150 adversely-held enclaves with its small neighbor Bangladesh, settling a decades-old border dispute and an uncertain future for tens of thousands of people living in squalid conditions.

Television images showed people bursting firecrackers and raising an Indian flag in Masaldanga enclave which became part of India at midnight Friday.

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