Twenty-seven illegal Bangladeshi migrants deported by the USA, reached Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport early Wednesday.
Airport sources said a special flight, USA BSK7000 (Miami air), carrying the Bangladeshi nationals landed at the airport around 1:35 am along with US security personnel, UNB reports.
Earlier, on April 1, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan said the US would send back some Bangladeshi migrants from there in phases as the US court declared them illegal following legal procedures.
The Home Minister came up with the announcement after separate meetings with the US delegations on deportation of illegal Bangladeshi immigrants at his ministry.
The US will also deport illegal migrants from several other countries.