INDONESIA: ‘ RESCUERS SAVE 469 BOAT PEOPLE STRANDED NORTH OF ACEH ‘


Ace News Services

#AceNewsReport – Featured Update: Indonesia:May.10: Rescuers saved 469 boat people from Myanmar and Bangladesh who were caught in waters off northern Indonesia, an official said.

“We received a report from fishermen this morning that there were boat people stranded in the waters off north Aceh,” Aceh provincial search and rescue chief Budiawan told AFP.

“We dispatched teams there and evacuated 469 migrants who are Rohingya from Myanmar and Bangladeshis. There are women and children among them.


So far, all of them are safe,”
he added.

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