Boat sinks off Indonesia, hundreds missing (Reuters)

December 17th, 2011  
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Topic: Boat sinks off Indonesia, hundreds missing (Reuters)

Reuters - A boat carrying 380 migrants, most of them from the Middle East, sank off the coast of east Java in Indonesia Saturday and hundreds of the passengers were missing, a senior emergency official said.

December 18th, 2011  
Another boat crashed on the rocks at Christmas Island a year ago this week. I feel sorry for the children in these situations (as all Aussies would). But we don't have a lot of sympathy for these queue-jumping asylum shoppers in general.

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