Hirunews Logo
Australia+rescues+more+than+200+from+asylum+boat
Friday, 10 August 2012 - 9:42
Australia rescues more than 200 from asylum boat
8

Shares
1,023

Views

Australia rescued more than 200 asylum-seekers from a boat off Indonesia.

Authorities raced to help a vessel in Indonesian waters north of the remote Australian territory of Christmas Island yesterday, transferring the 211 people on board to naval boats.

Immigration Minister Chris Bowen said those on board included Sri Lankans, Iranians, Afghans and Pakistanis.

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
1,007 Views
6,807 Views
2,975 Views
6,014 Views
6,801 Views
50,493 Views
Top