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43 asylum seekers nabbed off Negombo

14 August 2012 08:10 am - 1     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Sri Lanka Navy intercepted 43 persons fleeing to Australia in a multi-day trawler in the early hours of today, the Navy said. The trawler was intercepted by Navy some 20 nautical miles off the west of Negombo.
The trawler and the passengers including 10 Sinhalese and 33 Tamils were escorted to Modera Harbour to be handed over to the CID for further investigations.

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  • Kondeybendapucheena Tuesday, 14 August 2012 10:04 AM

    Apperently for taking people to down under is better than Fishing in deep sea

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