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Merimbula : Australia | Jun 21, 2012 at 7:11 PM PDT
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Horrific Boat Crash on Australian Island
Maritime Safety Authority Australia (AMSA) announced its verification 3 people are confirmed dead while 110 others were rescued in a boat wreck in position to Christmas Island (Australia) about 220 km north on 21.06. The boat above is reportedly on the way from Sri Lanka to Australia, carrying 200 refugees. This is the latest disaster happened to boats carrying illegal immigrants from the Indian Ocean in recent years.
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Rescue workers arrive at the beach after pulling from the sea the bodies of four more of the passengers of an immigrant boat that capsized in Sabana de La Mar
Rescue workers arrive at the beach after pulling from the sea the bodies of four more of the passengers of an immigrant boat that capsized in Sabana de La Mar
Le Thi Bich Lan is based in Vũng Tàu, Đông Nam Bộ, Vietnam, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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