Boat with 102 asylum seekers intercepted

July 31, 2013

Office of the Home Affairs minister has reported arrival of another boat load of asylum seekers near Christmas Island yesterday.

The vessel which was reportedly carrying 102 asylum seekers and two crew members had been given assistance by HMAS Maryborough north of Christmas Island on Tuesday.

On board people will be transferred to Christmas Island for initial health, medical and identity checks.


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