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Tuesday, 19 February 2013 - 12:45
26 Sri Lankans adrift on Indonesian waters for 12 days
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The ranks of Seribu Islands Resort Police apprehended 26 illegal immigrants from Sri Lanka after the motorboat they were on, KM Damar Jati, suffered from damage on its gearbox in the waters of Tidung Island northern coast yesterday.

The illegal immigrants were evacuated by police to Kampung Baru Mosque, Tidung Island, to be handed over to Tanjungpriok Immigration Office to be questioned.

Seribu Islands are a chain of islands to the north of Jakarta, Indonesia.

It was also reported that when the motor boat damaged, suddenly the captain and the sailors from Indonesia had fled and left the immigrants behind and the immigrants had to row their boats by themselves for 3 days.

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