TWO asylum boats intercepted

March 15, 2013

Two asylum-seeker boats have been intercepted north of Christmas Island yesterday and overnight. The boats were carrying 99 and 65 people respectively.

They have been transferred to Christmas Island for initial medical, security and identity checks.

Source: http://www.ministerhomeaffairs.gov.au/Mediareleases/Pages/2013/First%20Quarter/15March2013-BorderProtectionCommandinterceptsvessel.aspx

http://www.ministerhomeaffairs.gov.au/Mediareleases/Pages/2013/First%20Quarter/15-March-2013-Border-Protection-Command-assists-vessel.aspx

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