A total of 142 Sri Lankan asylum seekers from two separate smugglers' boats have landed at the Christmas Island, Australia yesterday morning, with at least one more expected last night, the Sydney Morning Herald reported.
As dawn broke yesterday, a small fishing boat with 44 Tamil men from Sri Lanka sat moored to a buoy just off Island’s harbor. Next to it floated a similar craft that had brought another 98 Tamil men the previous day.
Last week the island received 110 survivors from the boat which capsized last week in the seas between Christmas Island and Indonesia.
Comments - 7
roger Sunday, 01 July 2012 12:41 AM
This is what happens when you guys vote for a govt like this in SL
janaka Sunday, 01 July 2012 03:22 AM
Please don't destroy our Sri Lanka and Sinhalese Nationality, Please dont do these type of work.
Kondeybendapucheena Saturday, 30 June 2012 06:44 AM
They keep going and going .LTTE keep smuggling them non stop and Aussies keep excepting them
Zara Monday, 02 July 2012 03:41 AM
Before assuming thta all Sri Lankans in the detention centres at Christmas Island are Tamils, why don't you find out how many Sinhalese are also claiming refugee status
lankashantha Sunday, 01 July 2012 04:45 AM
Lucky and courage people. No more unbearable price hikes like we pay. Can afford vehicles with simple taxes.
perumal Saturday, 30 June 2012 06:45 AM
Why do they want to leave the paradise?; the Wonder of Asia?
Abayratna Saturday, 30 June 2012 09:56 AM
This is a disgrace for us Sri Lankan's.
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