Monday, July 15th, 2013

Dampier Peninsula: Asylum seeker boat stopped

Authorities stopped a boat full of asylum seekers, most of whom are thought to be Vietnamese.

The boat was intercepted just 28 nautical miles from Dampier Peninsula and about 50 kilometres north of Broome.

The 84 asylum seekers have been transferred to Curtin Detention Centre.

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